June 10-21, 2024, NEW YORK

John Y. Mensah, Lecturer in Law

John Yeboah Mensah is a Lecturer at the University of Professional Studies Accra, teaching Public International Law and Jurisprudence. Prior to joining the UPSA Law School, John was appointed as a Dean’s Fellow with a joint appointment at the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice and the Access to Justice Initiative at Fordham Law School. In this capacity as Dean’s Fellow, John worked, inter alia, on initiatives to promote access to justice in civil matters and conferences to highlight the challenges facing low-income communities in addressing civil matters. At the Leitner Center, John researched legal issues on climate change in Africa and further worked as a Teaching Assistant in International Law, Human Rights, and Corporate and Social Responsibility.


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