Legesse Mengie

Mr Legesse Mengie

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

Adelaide Law School

Faculty of the Professions

Legesse's research focuses on constitutional adjudication and the rule of law. He has taught and done research on comparative constitutional law, public international law, federalism and land law. He has published most of his research outputs in reputable journals.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2020 Higher Degree by Research Student (PhD, Law) University of Adelaide
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2015 - 2016 Erasmus University Rotterdam Netherlands LLM, International Law
    2009 - 2010 Central European University Hungary LLM, Comparative Constitutional Law
    2004 - 2008 Haramaya University Ethiopia LLB
  • Research Interests

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2019 Mengie, L. T. (2019). The Global Financial Regulatory System and the Rule of Law: An Appraisal of the Regulatory Process under Basel III. Law, Democracy & Development, 23.
    2017 Mengie, L. T. (2017). Federalism as an Instrument for Unity and the Protection of Minorities: A Comparative Overview: Ethiopia, India and the US. Mizan Law Review, 10(2), 265.
    2017 Mengie, L. T. (2017). Restrictions on Rural Land Transaction in Ethiopia: The Case of the Regional States of Amhara, Oromia, and Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples. Mekelle University Law Journal, 5.
    2016 Mengie, L. T. (2016). Market Integration through WTO Law and Questions of Democracy: The Case of Ethiopia’s Accession to the WTO. Global Trade and Customs Journal, Vol. 11(3).
    2016 Mengie, L. T. (2016). Global Trade Governance: WTO Accountability to Local Stakeholders. Global Trade and Customs Journal, 11(7).
    2016 Mengie, L. T. (2016). Urban Land Acquisition and Social Justice in Ethiopia. Haramaya Law Review, 4(1).
    2015 Mengie, L. T. (2015). Ethnic Federalism and Conflict in Ethiopia: What Lessons Can Other Jurisdictions Draw?. African Journal of International and Comparative Law, 23(3), 462-475.
    2014 Mengie, L. T. (2014). The Ethiopian Urban Land Lease Holding Law: Tenure Security and Property Rights. Jimma University Journal of Law, Vol.6.
    2011 Mengie, L. T. (2011). Equal and Effective Protection for Ethiopian Urban Indigents: Constitutionality of the Existing Urban Land Tenure System and Access to Land. Jimma University Journal of Law, Vol. 3.

Adelaide Scholarship International 2020

UN Regional Courses in International Law Fellowship 2017

Netherlands Masters Fellowship 2015

Central European University Scholarship 2009

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