Over-Criminalization in Ethiopia

Journal of Ethiopian Law Vol. XXIX No. 1 December 2017

36 Pages Posted: 21 Jun 2019

See all articles by Simeneh K Assefa

Simeneh K Assefa

Addis Ababa University - School of Law

Cherinet Hordofa Wetere

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: June 15, 2017

Abstract

This article evaluates the practice of criminalization. Because of the excessive use of criminal law and punishment for administrative matters, it finds that there is over criminalization in Ethiopian criminal law.

JEL Classification: K

Suggested Citation

Assefa, Simeneh K. and Wetere, Cherinet Hordofa, Over-Criminalization in Ethiopia (June 15, 2017). Journal of Ethiopian Law Vol. XXIX No. 1 December 2017. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3404632 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3404632

Simeneh K. Assefa (Contact Author)

Addis Ababa University - School of Law ( email )

Addis Ababa
Ethiopia

Cherinet Hordofa Wetere

affiliation not provided to SSRN

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