Discovering the right path by missing the way-repositioning public law scholarship for sustainable development

Considering the recent happening happening in the global community the need to reappraise the effectiveness of public law becomes very important. Increase in violence among nations, agitation of self determination and emergency of violent non state actors all suggest that things are going wrong. Taking into cognisance, that sustainable development is a major focus of all stake holder, this paper seeks to examine, where public law scholarship may have deviated and seek a redirection so as to regain lost grounds. The paper approaches the discuss from a sociolegal prism and situates scholarship of public law as a tool to assist this much needed renavigation. It employs a doctrinal approach to analyse existing scholarship and prefer direction for a more sustainable approach.