In a day-long injunction hearing before U.S. District Judge Mary A. McLaughlin, lawyers for two Easton, Pa., middle school students set out to challenge a school ban on the wearing of rubber bracelets to promote breast cancer awareness that are emblazoned with the phrase "I [heart] boobies."

Lead plaintiffs attorney Carl Hittinger of DLA Piper, who filed the suit along with the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania, said in his opening statement that the ban was imposed to prevent imaginary disturbances that never occurred.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]