B.S., Syracuse University
B.A., Syracuse University
J.D., Stanford Law School
Office Phone: (207) 780-4355
Professor Bam graduated summa cum laude from Syracuse University and earned a law degree with distinction from Stanford Law School. He served as Articles Editor of the Stanford Law Review and on the editorial board of the Stanford Technology and Law Review. He clerked with the Honorable Barry G. Silverman of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Phoenix, Arizona.
From 2005 to 2009, he practiced with the law firms of Morrison & Foerster and Jones Day in commercial litigation, product liability, securities law, and trademark and patent infringement. Professor Bam’s extensive pro bono work has ranged from ensuring indigent civil litigants the right to counsel in Colorado to litigating cases involving discrimination claims and constitutional issues. From 2009 to 2011, he served as a Research Fellow at the Stanford Center on the Legal Profession and taught at Stanford Law School.
Professor Bam’s research interests include judicial ethics, judicial selection, and constitutional interpretation. His teaching at Maine Law will focus on constitutional law, professional responsibility, and the judiciary.
- Understanding Caperton: Judicial Disqualification Under the Due Process Clause, 42 McGeorge L. Rev. 65 (2010) [PDF] [SSRN]
- A Roadmap to Justice, White Paper (2010) with Professor Deborah Rhode [PDF] [SSRN]
- Making Appearances Matter: Recusal and the Appearance of Bias, 4 B.Y.U.L. Rev. 943 (2011) [PDF] [SSRN]