Elected Member

Professor Michael R. Dimino

Harrisburg, PA
Widener University Commonwealth Law School
State University of New York at Buffalo, BA Political Science, BA History
Harvard Law School, JD

Michael Dimino is a professor at Widener University Commonwealth Law School.  He is the lead author of the casebook Voting Rights and Election Law and Understanding Election Law and Voting Rights, and has written on the First Amendment, judicial selection, and other topics relating to constitutional law.  He teaches an extremely wide variety of courses, including constitutional law; First Amendment; election law; legislation; criminal law; criminal procedure; administrative law; federal courts; contracts; public international law; sexuality, gender, and the law; sports law; and U.S. Supreme Court politics.  In 2011 and 2017, Professor Dimino was awarded Widener's Douglas E. Ray Award for Excellence in Faculty Scholarship.

After graduating cum laude in 2001 from Harvard Law School, where he was Articles Editor of the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Professor Dimino served as Chief Clerk to Associate Judge Albert M. Rosenblatt of the New York State Court of Appeals, and then clerked for Senior Judge Laurence H. Silberman of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and Judge Paul L. Friedman of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

In his free time, Professor Dimino officiates hockey and baseball.

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Areas of Expertise
Criminal Procedure (Criminal Law)
Legislation (Government Law)
Constitutional Law
Election (Political Law)