Op-ed: Sri Lankans misunderstand the relationship between legal theory and political practice in constitution-making

By Asanga Welikala, 13 December 2017
It’s difficult to see how a constitution can be drafted without consensus on the issue of executive presidency- Dr. Asanga Welikala It is silly in the extreme to think that having the words ‘unitary state’ in a piece of paper called the constitution magically protects us from state failure In Sri Lanka, the significance of these old labels is about their use as discursive weapons by ethnic-n[...] Read more here: Daily Mirror


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