In order to understand the dynamics and function of constitutionalism, one has to uncover its social and economic bases, and thus transcend the formal boundaries of the law. Legal theory needs to be enriched by sociological perspectives and enquiry.
theRepublic.lk aims at developing critical knowledge on concepts, principles and philosophies of public law from an interdisciplinary and internationalist approach.
It encourages its readers and contributors to engage in critical legal studies from a Class Approach to Jurisprudence and International law.
This website is based in Sri Lanka and is a publication of the Center for Critical Legal Studies(CCLS), which is dedicated to the above purposes.
Sanjaya Wilson Jayasekera
The Editor of theRepublic.lk is Sanjaya Wilson Jayasekera (LL.B, LL.M), Attorney-at-Law, who is an academic, a legal practitioner and an author.