School of Law in a nutshell

The School of Law was launched in 2010 as one of the departments under College of Social Science and Humanities to provide quality legal education, effective community service (legal) and conduct relevant socio-legal researches; in 2015, it has acquired status of a School and autonomy as well.

Since 2017, including one undergraduate (LLB), it has also launched two Master programs i.e. (LLM) in Human Right & Criminal Justice studies and MA in Human Right and Security Studies.

The School has two coordination offices manned by coordinators, accountable to its dean. Academic Affairs Coordination Office nurtures teaching-learning process while Community Service & Research Coordination office engage in research and community service (legal) endeavors.

In community service category, the School has been rendering some immensely significant services for those from socio-economic strata via programs such as legal aid, counseling, representation, advocacy (‘Yehig Menged’ - radio talk) and face-to-face awareness.

Vision

The School aspires to be the best in the nation and globally competent; while striving for academic excellence, it also aims to strengthen administration of justice and law in the country.

Mission

The School wants to produce competent legal professionals and also seeks to strengthen democracy, good governance, tolerance, equality, social justice and economic development through the dispensation of quality legal education, potential research and public service.

Values

School will strive to make its staff and student, the benchmark of excellence

Academic Programs

Undergraduate

Master

LLB in Law

LLM in Human Right and Justice Studies

MA in Human Right and Security Studies

Student Profile

No

Students

Undergraduate

Male

Female

Total

Program

1

1st year

Regular

36

24

60

LLB

2

2nd year

Regular

43

26

69

LLB

3

3rd year

Regular

27

16

43

LLB

4

4th year

Regular

22

17

39

LLB

5

5th year

Regular

45

51

96

LLB

Male and female total

173

134

307

Academic Staffs

No

Name

Sex

Nationality

Academic Rank

Specialization

On Job/

Leave

1

Dr. Sam

M

Indian

Assistance Professor

Human Right

Llaw

On job

2

Dr. Shumugam

M

Indian

Assistance Professor

Human Right

Law

On job

3

Mr DersolegnYeneabat

M

Ethiopian

Lecturer

Human Right &

Criminal Justice

On job

4

Mr Dagnachew Worku

M

Ethiopian

Lecturer

Business law

On job

5

Mr Nahom Duba

M

Ethiopian

Lecturer

Human Right

Law

On job

6

Mr Tibebe Solomon

M

Ethiopian

Lecturer

Business law

On job

7

Ms Rediet Seyum

F

Ethiopian

Lecturer

Public International Law

On job

8

Mr Yohannes Hailu

M

Ethiopian

Lecturer

Business law

On job

9

Mr Zerihun Bode

M

Ethiopian

Lecturer

Public law

On job

10

Ms Belayneh Birhanu

M

Ethiopian

Lecturer

Human Right &

Criminal Justice

On job

11

Mr Dereje Mammo

M

Ethiopian

Lecturer

Public law

12

Mr Ramto Sirgaga

M

Ethiopian

Assistant Lecturer

Study leave

13

Mr Elsa Fantahun

F

Ethiopian

Assistant Lecturer

Study leave

13

Mr Mamo Gencho

M

Ethiopian

Assistant Lecturer

On job

14

Mr Samuel Alemayehu

M

Ethiopian

Assistant Lecturer

15

Mr Dagim Wendimu

M

Ethiopian

Assistant Lecturer

On job

16

Mr Million Gunta

M

Ethiopian

Assistant Lecturer

Study leave

17

Mr Enyew Deresse

M

Ethiopian

Assistant Lecturer

Study leave

18

Mr Kibrom Mekbib

M

Ethiopian

Assistant Lecturer

On job

19

Mr Getnet Debalke

M

Ethiopian

Assistant Lecturer

Study leave