Tilahun Teshome is Professor of Law at AAU. He has served as Judge of the Special High Court; Judge and Presiding Judge of the Supreme Court of Ethiopia; and as Dean of the Faculty of Law AAU. He is the recipient of Certificate of Merit and Appreciation from Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce; the Mayor of the City of Detroit; and the American Bar Association. He has been a research fellow at the Northwestern University in Chicago and the University of Bayreuth. He has published extensively.