Seventh Annual Deans' Cup

Seventh Annual Deans' Cup
Columbia And NYU Law Schools’ Basketball Game Is April 10, 2008
Rivalry Sponsors Public Interest Law Work
Press contact:
Erin St. John Kelly [email protected]
212.854.1787 cell: 646.284.8549
Public Affairs Office: 212.854.2650
April 2, 2008 (NEW YORK) – The largest student-run law school event in the United States is the annual Deans' Cup co-ed basketball game played between students of Columbia Law School and New York University School of Law. More than 2,000 people are expected at this year’s, the seventh, when it is played at NYU on April 10.
The Deans' Cup raises the most money of any single event fundraiser at any American law school. Over the years it has raised more than half a million dollars for public interest programs at both Columbia and NYU.
The Deans' Cup also provides a glimpse into the secret sports lives of the professors of law, who at half-time they play a faculty game. Since first Deans' Cup game in 2002, Columbia Law School students have won two of the six games, while their professors have won four of theirs.
WHAT: Seventh Annual Deans' Cup basketball game between Columbia and NYU law students.
WHEN: Cocktails at 6:00 p.m., game at 7:15 p.m., Thursday, April 10, 2008
WHERE: Cocktails at Greenberg Lounge, Vanderbilt Hall, NYU School of Law, 40 Washington Square South, New York City. Game at Coles Sports Center, NYU, 181 Mercer Street, NYC.
Media interested in attending the event should contact Erin Kelly in advance at 212-854-1787 or [email protected]
Columbia Law School, founded in 1858, stands at the forefront of legal education and of the law in a global society. Columbia Law School joins traditional strengths in international and comparative law, constitutional law, administrative law, business law and human rights law with pioneering work in the areas of intellectual property, digital technology, sexuality and gender, and criminal law.