The hottest issue right now in the area of student speech rights is whether schools can prohibit the wearing of pink bracelets to promote breast cancer awareness that are emblazoned with the phrase "I [heart] Boobies."

In the first case to challenge such a ban, two girls attending an Easton, Pa., middle school — backed by the American Civil Liberties Union and a team of volunteer lawyers from DLA Piper — contend they have the right to engage in silent speech about breast cancer in a way that will be relevant and engaging to their peers.