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University of Maine School of Law professor wrote opinion piece on US judicial courts

University of Maine School of Law professor Dimitry Bam

Dmitry Bam, a professor at the University of Maine School of Law, shared his view on the presidential nominations of the US judiciary in a recently published Portland Press Herald opinion piece.

"We need to monitor closely whom our elected representatives place on the courts, and voice our concerns to our representatives," wrote Bam, who also serves as the school's associate dean for academic affairs.

Bam wrote that President Trump and the Republican-led Senate will fill the current openings for US federal judiciary and their choices ought to be monitored.

US judicial courts need diversity to protect Constitutional rights and most of the nominees the president chose were white and male, he wrote.

Bam teaches constitutional law, professional responsibility, employment law and the judiciary, and is a recognized scholar on judicial selection and constitutional interpretation.

Read Bam's Portland Press Herald piece here.

Read more about Bam at the University of Maine School of Law website.