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.
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Appeals court denies rehearing for Tenn. football players who petitioned against coach
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.
Court backs Tenn. high school that kicked students off football team
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.