Mr. Raja Goonaratne

Senior Lecturer (G II)

Legal Studies
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Contact:

CRC, 2nd Floor, HSS Building,Room No: 18

Office: 112881230, Ext: 230 Mobile: NULL

Email: hdlaw@ou.ac.lk rdarmasirie@gmail.com


Presently serving as Senior Lecturer cum Head, Department of Legal Studies.Also contributing to the State service on approval by the Legislature as the National Housing Commissioner, Director of the National Housing Authority and the Housing Development Financing Banking Corporation.

Area of Specification:

Criminal Law International Human Rights Law Land Law International Humanitarian Law Introduction to the Laws Sri Lanka

Research Intrests:

Criminal Law International Human Rights Law Land Law International Humanitarian Law Introduction to the Laws Sri Lanka

Affiliations:

Life member Bar Association of Sri Lanka, Member Bio-Medical Association of Bangladesh , Member Medico- Legal Association of Sri Lanka.

Programmes Coordination:

LL.B, LL.M

Course Coordination:

Ex-officio overall supervisor of LL.B and LL.M programs as Head of the Department.

Awards:

Judicial Reforms Award to peruse post graduate studies at Monash University Australia. Commonwealth short course training fellowship to follow a training course on International Human Rights Law at Robert Schumann University, Strasbourg France, Short tanning fellowship to follow training course on International Humanitarian Law at ICRC Geneva, short fellowship for training course on Bio- Medical Ethics in India by Welcome Trust UK.

Researches:

Books Criminal Law (Sinhalese) Business Law (Sinhalese) Criminal Law (English) Block I- as Open University course material. Auto-Biography of Hugo Chavez (Co-author) Reflection from Fidel Castro (Co-author)

Ongoing Research:

Article 14(h) of the 1978 Constitution- Right to Housing. Legal thoughts of Buddha. Digest of cases on universities. Digest of cases on Ceiling on Housing Property Law No 1 of 1973 Magam Soliya alias Indigenous Court system for women in ancient Sri Lanka Re reading of Vewalkatiya slab inscription – The ancient Penal Code of Sri Lanka as recorded in Epigraphia Ceyleinca

Research Supervisions:

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Publications:

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