Dr. Atudiwe P. Atupare

Senior Lecturer

Contact

Email: 
paatupare@ug.edu.gh

Peter Atudiwe Atupare is a senior lecturer at the University of Ghana School of Law. Dr. Atupare is currently Dean of the Faculty of Law of the University of Cape Coast, a position he has occupied since December 2019. He previously taught Administrative Law, Health Law and Health Ethics at the University of Ghana Business School. He also taught Feminist Jurisprudence, Human Rights, International Law and Conflicts Resolution at the Kofi Annan International Peace Keeping Training Centre

 

CREDENTIALS
  • BL Ghana School of Law, 2013
  • PhD (Law) Faculty of Law, Queen’s University [Canada], 2011
  • LL. M. (Thesis Option) Faculty of Law, Queen’s University [Canada], 2008
  • M. A. (Comparative Politics), Brock University, 2007
  • L.L.B. (Hons. 2nd Upper Class Div.), University of Ghana, 2006
  • B.A. (First Class Honours, Political Science), University of Ghana, 2003

 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
  • Criminal Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Human Rights
  • Private International Law
  • Law of Torts
  • Jurisprudence and Legal Ethics

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
BOOKS
  1. Atupare A. Peter & Kofi Quashigah, As a Matter of Public Law and Rights in Ghana (Durban: LexiNexis Butterworths, 2020
  2. Atupare A. Peter, CaseBriefs: The Law of Torts in Ghana (Letters and Marks, 2019) Vol. 1 [2nd Edition]
  3. Atupare A. Peter, CaseBriefs: The Law of Torts in Ghana (Letters and Marks, 2015) Vol.1
  4.  Atupare A. Peter, Constitutional Justice in Africa: An Examination of Constitutional Positivism, Fundamental Law and Rights in Ghana and Nigeria (Durban: LexiNexis Butterworths, 2013]

 

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES/ BOOK CHAPTERS
  1. Atupare A. Peter, The Integrity of Socio-Economic Rights in a Public Law Rights Theory in Africa (2020) KNUST Law Journal [forthcoming]
  2. Atupare A. Peter, Judicial Independence and the Authority of Law in Ghana in Ama Hammon and Dowonna (2020) [at press]
  3. Atupare A. Peter, Freedom of Expression under the Ghanaian Legal System in Atupare A. Peter & Kofi Quarshigah, As a Matter of Public Law and Rights in Ghana (Durban: LexiNexis Butterworths, 2020)
  4. Atupare A. Peter, Fair Hearing and Administrative Justice as a Fundamental Right in Ghana in Atupare A. Peter & Kofi Quarshigah, As a Matter of Public Law and Rights in Ghana (Durban: LexiNexis Butterworths, 2020)
  5. Atupare A. Peter, The Theories of Structural Conception of Human Rights in Ghana in Francisca Kubi-Appiah (edt) Ghana @ 60: Evolution of the Law, Democratic Governance, Human Rights and Future Prospects (Galda Verlag, 2019)
  6. Atupare A. Peter, Ghana’s Hybrid Constitutional Protection of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Danwood Chirwa & Lilian Chenwi etd, The Protection of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Africa: International, Regional and National Perspectives (Cambridge University Press, 2016) pp.476-500
  7. Atupare A. Peter, The Whips of Jurisprudence: The Unwritten “Fundamental Law”, Constitutional Interpretation and Judicial Duty in Ghana (2015) 1 GIMPA Law Review, pp.4-43
  8. Justice, T., Boakye, K.E., & Atupare, P.A. (2015) Public Opinion on the Death Penalty in Ghana. (Accra: Centre for Criminology and Criminal Justice) pp.1-59
  9. Atupare A. Peter, Sarbah on Legal Pluralism in the Gold Coast: Some Insights for Ghana’s Current Legal System? (2014) XXV University of Ghana Law Journal pp.100-124.
  10. Atupare A. Peter, Reconciling a Fundamental Law of Reason with Socio-Economic Rights and Directive Principles in Ghana and Nigeria (2014) 27 Harvard Human Rights Journal pp.71-106
  11. Atupare A. Peter, Courts, Constitution and Interpretation in Africa: A Focused Inquiry into Comparative Constitutional Interpretation in Ghana and Nigeria (2013) Malawi Law Journal. pp.57-94
  12.  Atupare A. Peter, Critical Examination of the Government White Paper on the Constitution Review Commission Report (2013) (Accra, Institute of Democratic Governance).
  13. Atupare A. Peter, Taxonomy of Transitional Justice in Africa: A Refection on the Theoretical Trajectories of Truth Commissions and International Criminal Courts (2013) XXV University of Ghana Law Journal pp.1-65
  14. Atupare A. Peter, Legitimacy, Judicial Review and Human Rights Enforcement in Ghana (2011) XXIII University of Ghana Law Journal pp.228-310
  15. Atupare A. Peter, The Pillars and Kernel of Independence of National Human Rights Institutions: A Comparative Analysis of Canada, Ghana and South Africa Human Rights Commissions (2008) 1 Inquiry & Insight: The Waterloo Journal of Political Science pp.1-24
  16. Atupare A. Peter & Kwadwo Appiagyei-Atua, Colonial-Postcolonial Antecedent of Minority Rights Issues in Africa (2009) Contemporary Issues in Law and Economics II (Law Faculty Osijek; University Strossmayer, Croatia) pp.9-32
  17. Atupare A. Peter, Kwadwo Appiagyei-Atua & J. Bentil, Colonialism to Globalization: The Human Rights and Democratic Deficits in Western Development Policies in Africa (2007) Contemporary Issues in Law and Economics I (Law Faculty Osijek; University Strossmayer, Croatia, 2007)

 

TECHNICAL PAPERS
  1. Atupare A. Peter & Martin Kpebu, (2020) Transfer Pricing Rules, Procedures and Documentation in Ghana (Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).
  2. Atupare A. Peter & T. Dzifa, (2020) What does Institutional Multiplicity mean for Gender Justice in Agrarian Ghana? (Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development).
  3. Atupare A. Peter, (2020) The Constitution, Courts and Right to Food in Ghana (Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development)
  4. Atupare A. Peter, (2018) Qualitative Research Report on the application of the Right to Food in Gonja East (Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development).
  5. Atupare A. Peter, (2017) The Legal Regime on Gender Equality and the Right to Food in Ghana (Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development)
  6. Atupare A. Peter, Sentencing and Criminal Justice System in Ghana UG-ORID, 2018)