The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a former student at a public Georgia college who sued for “nominal damages” after he was stopped from speaking.

The Court ruled 8-1 that nominal damages claims are enough to establish standing to sue for a constitutional violation.

Chief Justice John Roberts was the only dissenter in the ruling favoring a couple of Christian students who challenged their university for restricting when, where, and how they could speak about their faith and disseminate materials on campus.

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