Four student athletes who were kicked off their high school football team after circulating a petition critical of their coach filed an appeal Friday for the U.S. Supreme Court to hear their case.
The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals deniedfull-court review to four former Jefferson County High School football playerswho were kicked off the team after petitioning against their coach.
TENNESSEE -- The First Amendment rights of four high school football players were not infringed when they were kicked off the team after petitioning against the coach, a three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday.