Ernest Owusu-Dapaa

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Law

Lecturer in Law

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Law

http://www.knust.edu.gh/pages/

Lancaster University Ghana

Adjunct Lecturer in Law

Jungle Road near A&C mall

East Legon

Accra, Greater Accra 0000

Ghana

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Burying Smith v. Selwyn (1914) 3 KB Deep in the Grave: The Case for the Abolition of the Rule Demanding Prosecution of Felony as a Precondition to Pursuit of Civil Action in Ghana

Commonwealth Law Bulletin, Vol. 38, No. 4, November 2012
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 22 Mar 2013
Ernest Owusu-Dapaa
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Law
Downloads 67 (138,657)

Abstract:

felonious tort, concurrent criminal and civil proceedings, civil procedure, parallel proceedings, simth v sewlyn, Re Ashalley Botwe, 1992 Constitution, Ghana

2.

Euthanasia, Assisted Dying and the Right to Die in Ghana: A Socio-Legal Analysis

Owusu-Dapaa, E ‘Euthanasia, Assisted Dying and the Right to Die in Ghana: A Socio- Legal Analysis’ Med Law 2013; Dec. 32(4): 587-600, Michigan State University College of Law Journal of Medicine and Law, Forthcoming,
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Feb 2014
Ernest Owusu-Dapaa
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

Euthanasia; Right to die; Assisted Dying; Ghana; Sanctity of life; Criminal law; Bad death

3.

Medical Malpractices and the Complexity of Healthcare Litigation: Is There a Case for No-Fault Compensation Regime in England and Wales?

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Jul 2014
Ernest Owusu-Dapaa
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Law
Downloads 33 (295,535)

Abstract:

Medical negligence; medical malpractice; clincal negligence; medical law; health care law, no fault compensation

4.

Injecting Commercial Sense into Penal Enactment: A Critique of the Fines (Penalty Units) Act, 2000 (Act 572)

Vol 3(2006) KNUST Law Journal 94
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 23 Apr 2014
Ernest Owusu-Dapaa
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Law
Downloads 26 (310,659)

Abstract:

Fines, Penalties, Criminal law, Company law, Ghana, Punishment

5.

Reforming the Company Codes of Ghana: Which Way to Go?

Commonwealth Law Bulletin, 33:2, 209-216, 2007
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 12 Mar 2013
Ernest Owusu-Dapaa
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Law
Downloads 25 (295,535)

Abstract:

company law, company law reform, corporate law theories, Ghana, deregulatory, law reform

6.

The International Human Right to Health: What Does it Mean for Municipal Law in Ghana and Pakistan

Journal of Political Studies, Vol. 21, Issue - 1, 2014, 315:334
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Apr 2014
Shazia Qureshi and Ernest Owusu-Dapaa
Punjab University - Law College and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

health, human right, economic social and cultural right, international human rights, municipal law

7.

The Historical Development of Health Care Law and Bioethics in England and Wales: A Symbiotic Relationship?

Med Law, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 22-396, April 2014
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 29 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2014
Ernest Owusu-Dapaa
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Law
Downloads 15 (386,679)

Abstract:

Medical Law, Health Care Law, Bioethics, historical development of medical law, autonomy, medical advances

8.

An Assessment of Evolution of Secured Credit in England and Beyond: Lessons for Ghanaian Law

Vol. 4 (2007/2008) KNUST Law Journal
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Apr 2014
Ernest Owusu-Dapaa
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

Floating charge, secured credit, corporate law, company law, Ghana, priorities, party autonomy, freedom of contract

9.

Faclitating Access to Commercial Credit in Ghana: The Role of the Law Since Independence

In Mensah-Bonsu (ed), Ghana Law Since Independence (Accra: Black Mask Ltd, 2007) pp.97-118
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Apr 2014
Ernest Owusu-Dapaa
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Law
Downloads 6 (402,805)

Abstract:

Commercial Credit, access to credit, secured credit, corporate law, Ghana, mortgage, charges, priorities

10.

Austerity in Civil Procedure - A Critical Assessment of the Impact of the Global Economic Downturn on Civil Justice in Ghana

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Aug 2015
Ernest Owusu-Dapaa and Ebenezer Adjei Bediako
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Law and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)
Downloads 3 (364,790)

Abstract:

Austerity; Small Claims; Civil justice; Civil Procedure; Ghana Civil Procedure, Civil Procedure in Ghana

11.

Empowering Patients in Ghana: Is There a Case for a Human Rights-Based Health Care Law?

(2015) 1 Lancaster University Ghana Law Journal 91-114
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Aug 2016
Ernest Owusu-Dapaa
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

Health Care Law; Medical Law, Ghanaian Law; Patient Empowerment; Autonomy; Right to Health; Health and Human Rights

12.

Austerity in Civil Procedure: A Critical Assessment of the Impact of Global Economic Downturn on Civil Justice in Ghana

Erasmus Law Review, Vol. 8, No. 4, 2015
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 May 2016
Ernest Owusu-Dapaa and Ebenezer Adjei Bediako
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Law and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)
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Abstract:

austerity, small claims, civil justice, civil procedure, Ghana civil procedure

13.

Medical Law in Ghana

International Encyclopaedia for Medical Law, pp. 5-6, Herman Nys, Roger Blanpain and Michele Colucci, eds, Kluwer Law International, 2014
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2014
Ernest Owusu-Dapaa
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Law

Abstract:

Medical Law; Ghana; healthcare law; Patient rights; Regulation of Medicine; informed consent; organ transplantation in Ghana; reproductive rights

14.

The Doctrine of Ultra Vires and the Protection of Shareholders, Creditors and Third Parties in Ghana: A Balancing Act

Commonwealth Law Bulletin, Vol. 35, No. 3, September 2009, 535–543,
Posted: 25 Feb 2014
Ernest Owusu-Dapaa and Samuel B. Adarkwah
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Law and Cornell University

Abstract:

Ultra Vires, Company Law, Ghana, Corporate Law, Shareholders, Creditors

15.

An Exposition and Critique of Judicial Independence Under Ghana's 1992 Constitution

Ernest Owusu-Dapaa (2011) An exposition and critique of judicial independence under Ghana’s 1992 Constitution, Commonwealth Law Bulletin, 37:3, 531-560,
Posted: 25 Feb 2014
Ernest Owusu-Dapaa
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Law

Abstract:

Ghana, Judicial independence, Constitution, Rule of Law, Separation of Powers, Executive, Legislature

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 7    Citations: 0
1.

Book Review: Families and End-of- Life Treatment Decisions: An International Perspective

Medical Law International, 2014 14: 179, DOI: 10.1177/0968533214547977
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 26 Nov 2014
Ernest Owusu-Dapaa
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

Medical law, Health Care Law, Health Law, Bioethics, End of law, Medical Ethics, Human Rights