• Journal of Ethiopian Law (JEL)

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    The Journal of Ethiopian Law (JEL/the Journal) has been in publication since 1964 by the School of Law at Addis Ababa University. The Journal publishes both solicited and unsolicited original scholarly submissions that make significant contribution to or bring new insight as regards the understanding, development and implementation of the law applicable in Ethiopia. The Journal accepts scholarly works of any genre: doctrinal, empirical, interdisciplinary, critical, socio-legal, feminist, historical, or comparative scholarships pertaining to the broad spectrum of legal, economic, political, social and technological issues arising in relation to Ethiopian law and related international law. While the main focus of [...]


Current Issue:

Journal of Ethiopian Law, Vol. XXXII

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Feature Articles/ የምርምር ፅሁፎች

Judicial Quiescence and Its Excuses in The Wake of Australian Counterterrorism Hyperlegislation

Willem de Lint & Wondwossen Demissie Kassa

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Land Acquisition for Investment in Ethiopia: Economic Analysis of Legal Options

Jetu Edosa Chewaka

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The Language Policy of Federal Ethiopia: A Case for Reform

Getachew Assefa Woldemariam

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Rethinking Litigation Grounded Enforcement of Constitutional Rights in Ethiopia

Mizanie Abate Tadesse

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The State of Ethiopia’s Transnational Economic Law: Trade, Investment, and Arbitration

Zewdineh Beyene Haile & Won L. Kidane

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Case Comment/የፍርዶች ትችት

ፍቺ ከፍርድ ቤት ውጭ፡- የፌደራል ጠቅላይ ፍርድ ቤት ሰበር ሰሚ ችሎት እና የፌዴሬሽን ምክር ቤት ውሳኔዎች አጭር ዳሰሳ

ተክለኃይማኖት ዳኜ በላይ

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Author and Subject Index to Volumes I - XXX (1964 - 2018)

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The Journal of Ethiopian Law is an Open Access Journal and provides immediate open access to its content. Contents of the Journal, except for third party works incorporated by permission, are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-ND). All content published in the Journal of Ethiopian Law is made free to users without any registration, subscription or other charges. Users are permitted to download, read, copy, distribute, print, search, or create a link to the full text of any content of the Journal, or use them for any other lawful, non-commercial non-derivative purpose, without asking prior permission from its publisher. Exceptions to this license may be granted at the discretion of the publisher (School of Law, Addis Ababa University).