Mr Idd Ramadhani Mandi

Dr. Idd Ramadhani Mandi is a lecturer at the Department of Public Law. He joined the School in 2007. Before joining the University, Mr Mandi had worked with the Tanzania Police Force at different capacities. He holds a Bachelor of Law (2005), Master of Laws (2007) and Ph.D. (Law) (2023) degrees from University of Dar es Salaam. Currently, Mr Mandi is pursuing his PhD studies in Constitutional Law. Dr. Mandi’s areas of interests are in Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Administrative Law and Evidence Law.

Dr. Mandi is also an advocate of the High Court of Tanzania. He was called into Bar in 2010. He is a member of Tanganyika Law Society and East Africa Law Society; Bar Associations for Tanzania mainland and East African countries respectively. In 2012, Dr.  Mandi was appointed by the Minister for Constitutional and Legal Affairs to serve as a member of the Secretariat to the Constitutional Review Commission (otherwise known as “the Warioba Commission”). Dr.  Mandi is a Commissioner of the Law Reform Commission of Tanzania. He may be contacted through this address:

Dr. Idd R. Mandi,

UDSM School of Law,

P.O. BOX 35093,

Dar es Salaam, The United Republic of Tanzania

Mobile: +255754 854418

             +255715 854418



Mr Mandi has the following publications;

Book Chapter

 “The State of Constitutionalism and a Bumpy Drive to a New Constitution in Tanzania: Review for the Year 2011” in Alexander Makulilo (ed.), the Annual State of Constitutionalism in East Africa, Fountain Publishers, Kampala, pp.79-145.

Journal Articles

  •  The Procedure of a Trial within a Trial: The Need for a Statutory Intervention, Published in East African Law Review, Combined Issue, Vols 35-40, 2009].
  • Disqualification of Judges in Judicial Proceedings in Tanzania: A Lawyer’s Minefield, published in The Tanzania Lawyer, Vol. 2, Issue No 1, 2008.
  • Observations on the Law and Exercise of Prerogative of Mercy in Tanzania”, in Nyerere Law Journal, Vol.1, 2014.
  • The Uncertainty of Law on the Offence of “Armed Robbery” in Tanzania: Transgression of the Treasured Principle of Legality, in Eastern Africa Law Review, Vol.41, No.1, July 2014, pp.1-51