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Wachemo University School of Law

Background

Wachemo University School of Law was established in 2009 E.C with 5 instructors and 50 students placed to the School from different parts of the Country by the Ministry of Education. Currently the School is conducting the regular teaching-learning activities and engaging in research and community service activities having around 90 students in two batches and ten instructors. With a view to make higher education accessible to the community, CEP program has also been launched in the School in September 2010 E.C and more than 40 students are studying in weekend program. The School has a Dean at the top; but head of the Department and other coordination units are yet to be established. In 2010, the School has received a license from the SNNPR Justice Bureau to provide advocacy, court representation and other legal services for the poor and indigent who cannot afford for such services.

Vision of the School

Vision of WcU School of Law is to be one of the leading Law Schools at national level in terms of teaching-learning, research and community service pillars.

Mission of the School

The major missions of the School are:

-       Delivering quality legal education which produce legal professionals who are well equipped with the necessary knowledge, skill, and attitude and who contribute their respective shares to the achievement of the growth and transformation plan of the country and

-       Conducting researches and community service activities which enhance the transfer of technological advancements, economic development and improve the living standard of citizens.

Values

-       Quality

-       Commitment

-       Readiness to learn

-       Respecting diversity

-       Team work

-       Being disciplined

-       Globalization

-       Honesty

-       Human dignity and reasonableness

-       Inclusiveness 

Wachemo University School of Law Academic Staff Profile

S.no.

Name

Academic rank

Higher education background

Area of specialization

Research Area

1.

Asalefew Assefa

Lecturer

LLB degree from Bahir Dar University, LLM degree from Ethiopian Civil Service University

Comparative Public Law

Inter- governmental relation among the regional states in the Ethiopian Federal System

2.

Democracy Petros

Lecturer

LLB degree from Haromaya University, LLM degree from Addis Ababa University

Human Rights Law

 

3.

Lopiso Chafamo

Lecturer

LLB degree from Hawassa University, LLM degree from Ethiopian Civil Service University

International Law

 

4.

Nuriye Sule 

Lecturer

LLB degree from Jimma University, LLM degree from Jimma University

Commercial and Investment Law

Distance Selling Regulation in Ethiopia, Adjudication of Dissolution of Marriage and its effects

5.

Temesgen Abebe

Lecturer

LLB degree from Jimma University, LLM degree from

Law and Development

 

6.

Terefe Abebe

Lecturer

LLB degree from Wolaita Soddo University, LLM degree from Hawassa University

Land and Environment law

Rural Land Dispute Resolution Mechanism and Challenges

7.

Tilahun Lire

Lecturer

LLB degree from Wolaita Soddo University, LLM degree from Hawassa University

Commercial and Investment Law

Collective Management of Copyright under the Ethiopian Copyright and Neighboring Rights Law

8.

Tsegaye Demeke

Lecturer

LLB degree from Haromaya University, LLM degree and MA degree from Addis Ababa University

Federalism, Public International Law

Decentralization in the health sector: the Case of Hossana Town, Implementing AU Intervention Rights.

9.

Wondossen Yohanes

Lecturer

LLB degree from Jimma University, LLM degree from Hawassa University

Commercial Law

Liquidity of shares in Ethiopia, the law and the practice

10.

Nigatu Abera

Assistant Lecturer

LLB degree from Addis Ababa University

Business Law Stream

Conversion of old possession land holdings into the lease system