Michael R. Dimino

Prof. Michael R. Dimino

Professor of Law, Widener University Commonwealth Law School

Michael R. Dimino is a Professor of Law at Widener University Commonwealth Law School, where he teaches courses related to constitutional law, election law, federal courts, statutory interpretation, and criminal law.

Before joining the Widener faculty, Professor Dimino attended SUNY/Buffalo and the Harvard Law School, serving as Articles Editor of the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy.  He then clerked for Judge Albert M. Rosenblatt of the New York State Court of Appeals, 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. 

A two-time recipient of Widener’s Douglas E. Ray Award for Faculty Scholarship, a two-time recipient of Widener’s Outstanding Professor Award, and a Fulbright scholar, Professor Dimino has written extensively on constitutional law and election law, co-authoring Voting Rights and Election Law (3d ed. 2020); The Best Candidate: Presidential Nomination in Polarized Times (2020); Understanding Election Law and Voting Rights (2016); The Mueller Investigation and Beyond (2020); Congressional Investigations and Oversight (2d ed forthcoming 2023); and Sports Law: Cases and Materials (2d ed. 2007).  In his spare time, Professor Dimino referees ice hockey and umpires baseball.


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