Ratnapala, Suri and Crowe, Jonathan Australian constitutional law: foundations and theory 3rd ed. South Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Oxford University Press, 2012.
Ratnapala, Suri Australian constitutional law: Foundations and theory 2nd ed. Edited by Sarah Plant South Melbourne, Vic, Australia: Oxford University Press, 2007.
Ratnapala, S., John, Thomas, Karean, Vanitha and Koch, Cornelia Australian constitutional law: Commentary and cases. Edited by Puddingburn Publishing Services South Melbourne, Vic, Australia: Oxford University Press, 2007.
Ratnapala, A. S. Australian constitutional law, foundations & theory 1 ed. Vic.: Oxford University Press, 2002.
Stephenson, M. A. (Margaret Anne) and Ratnapala, Suri Mabo : a judicial revolution : the Aboriginal land rights decision and its impact on Australian law Pub. as a special edition of the University of Queensland law journal. ed. St Lucia, Qld.: University of Queensland Press, 1993.
Ratnapala, Suri (2016). The two theses of the philosophy of separating powers: who exercises power and how?. In Rebecca Ananian-Welsh and Jonathan Crowe (Ed.), Judicial independence in Australia: contemporary challenges, future directions (pp. 22-36) Annandale, NSW, Australia: Federation Press.
Ratnapala, Suri (2015). Failure of quasi-Gaullist presidentialism in Sri Lanka. In Asanga Welikala (Ed.), Reforming Sri Lankan presidentialism - provenance, problems and prospects (pp. 658-690) Colombo, Sri Lanka: Centre for Policy Alternatives.
Ratnapala, Suri (2012). Foedus Pacificum: A response to ethnic regionalism within nation states. In Gabrielle Appleby, Nicholas T. Aroney and Thomas John (Ed.), The future of Australian federalism: Comparative and interdisciplinary perspectives (pp. 250-271) Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/CBO9780511902550.016
Ratnapala, Suri (2011). Separation of powers: Cornerstone of liberty under law. In Suri Ratnapala and Gabriel A Moens (Ed.), Jurisprudence of Liberty 2nd ed. (pp. 53-81) Chatswood, NSW, Australia: Lexis Nexis Butterworths.
Ratnapala, Suri (2010). Dissolving the chimera of the "Adam Smith problem". In Michael Zöller and Manfred Petri (Ed.), The market society and its morality: 250 years of Adam Smith's theory of moral sentiments (pp. 39-55) Bayreuth, Germany: Council on Public Policy, Universität Bayreuth.
Ratnapala, Anura S. (2010). Law, legislation and liberty : Friedrich Hayek, 1973. In Chris Berg, John Roskam and Andrew Kemp (Ed.), 100 great books of liberty : The essential introduction to the greatest idea of Western Civilization 1st ed. (pp. 22-27) Ballan, Vic., Australia: Connor Court Publishing.
Ratnapala, A. S. (2007). John Locke's doctrine of the separation of powers: A re-evaluation. In Thom Brooks (Ed.), Locke and Law (pp. 244-274) Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing.
Ratnapala, A. S. (2006). Securing Constitutional Government: The Perpetual Challenge. In Robert Higgs and Carl Close (Ed.), The Challenge of Liberty: Classical Liberalism Today (pp. 141-165) California, USA: The Independent Institute.
Ratnapala, Suri (2014) Fiscal federalism in Australia: will Williams v Commonwealth be a pyrrhic victory?. University of Queensland Law Journal, 33 1: 63-82.
Ratnapala, Anura (2012) Economics of collective choice: the missing dimension of constitutional theory. Public Choice, 152 3: 461-466. doi:10.1007/s11127-012-0001-6
Crowe, Jonathan and Ratnapala, Suri (2012) Military justice and Chapter III: the constitutional basis of courts martial. Federal Law Review, 40 2: 161-180.
Ratnapala, Suri and Crowe, Jonathan (2012) Broadening the reach of chapter III: The institutional integrity of state curts and the constitutional limits of state legislative power. Melbourne University Law Review, 36 1: 175-215.
Ratnapala, Suri (2010) Bills of rights in functioning parliamentary democracies: Kantian, consequentialist and institutionalist scepticisms. Melbourne University Law Review, 34 2: 592-617.
Ratnapala, Suri (2007) 'Reviving the invisible hand: the case for classical liberalism in the twenty-first century', by Deepak Lal. The Independent Review, 12 2: 285-290.
Ratnapala, Suri (2007) Reason and reach of the objection to ex post facto law. Indian Journal of Constitutional Law, 1 1: 140-168.
Ratnapala, Suri (2007) Environmentalism versus constitutionalism: A contest without winners. Resource Management Theory and Practice, 3 110-164.
Ratnapala, Suri (2005) 'Conversations with the constitution', by Greg Craven. Adelaide Law Review, 26 1: 185-188.
Ratnapala, A. S. (2004) Vegetation management in Queensland: A case of constitutional vandalism. The Institute of Public Affairs Review, 56 4: 10-11.
Ratnapala, A. S. (2003) Securing constitutional government: The perpetual challenge. The Independent Review: A Journal of Political Economy, VIII 1: 5-26.
Ratnapala, A.S. (2001) Government under the law: The ebb and flow of sovereignty in Australia. The University of New South Wales Law Journal, 24 3: 670-687.
Ratnapala, A.S. (2001) Eighteenth-century evolutionary thought and its relevance in the age of legislation. Constitutional Political Economy, 12 1: 51-73.
Ratnapala, A. S. (1999) The case for adopting the American model in an Australian republic. University of Queensland Law Journal, 20 2: 242-249.
Ratnapala, A. S. (1999) The idea of a constitution and why constitutions matter. Policy, 15 4: 3-10.
Ratnapala, Anura S. (2010). Jurisprudential legacy of the enlightenment: Saving the impartial spectator. In: 2010 Mont Pelerin Society General Meeting: A Twenty-First Century Liberal Enlightenment, Sydney, Australia, (). 10-15 October 2010.
Ratnapala, A. S. (2006). Environmentalism versus constitutionalism: A contest without winners. In: Environmentalism versus constitutionalism: A contest without winners. Joint Meeting of the Law and Economics Association of New Zealand and the New Zealand Association of Economists, Wellington, New Zealand, (1-37). 28 June 2006.
Ratnapala, A. S. (2000). Doing well & doing right: thoughts on moral capital & economic performance. In: Professors World Peace Academy, Globalization of the economy: The effects on politcs, society & family. 8th International Congress of professors world peace academy, Lotte Hotel, Korea, (3-17). 10-14 February, 2000.