Bahir Dar University Journal of Law (BDU Journal of Law) is a peer-reviewed legal periodical publishes bi-annually in June and December every year since 2010. The Journal is  Nationally Accredited by the Ministry of Education. Our publications so far are availlable on AJOL and ejol too.  The Journal aims to create a forum for the scholarly analysis of Ethiopian law and to promote research in legal science in general. Accordingly, legal professionals (legal scholars, legal practitioners, judges and prosecutors) and others who would like to contribute their own share to the betterment of the Ethiopian legal system in particular and the legal jurisprudence in general are all cordially invited. 

 The manuscript submissions may be in the form of scholarly articles, notes, reflections, case comments and book reviews. In accordance with the Editorial Policy, any manuscript which meets the preliminary assessment criteria will go through double blind review process- shall be referred to anonymous internal and external reviewers for detailed and critical review. Those which succeed attaining the highest assessment marks shall be published. Authors may send us their manuscripts any time at their convenience via

 For further information on submission, see the authors’ guideline, available@ Further enquiries could be addressed to the Editor- in-Chief of Bahir Dar University Journal of Law via