Maame Abena Mensa-Bonsu

Maame Abena Mensa-Bonsu is a D&D Fellow in Public Law and Justice. Maame holds a BA in Theatre Arts and Spanish with First Class Honours, and an LLB, also with First Class Honours, from the University of Ghana, and the Bachelor of Civil Law with Distinction from the University of Oxford, UK. She is currently pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) in Law at the University Oxford. Prior to that, she was the Programme Coordinator for the Law Department and lecturer in Constitutional and Criminal Law at Lancaster University’s Ghana campus in Accra. She also worked as a technical advisor to an arbitration tribunal at the Ghana Arbitration Centre. She is the Editor of the Lancaster University Ghana Law Journal and a member of the Ghana Bar Association. Maame is the recipient of several awards, including the Winter Williams Prize in International Economic Law, 2014, of the University of Oxford. Her research and scholarly interests centre on applying contemporary constitutional theory discourse to the Ghanaian experience. She has written on judicial review, discretionary powers, executive authority constitutional interpretation, natural justice, and separation of powers under the 1992 Constitution.

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