Global Constitutional Pundit Recommends Policies For Troubled Democracies

Sujit Choudhry is a globally recognized expert in comparative constitutional law, who has been invited to speak in more than 25 countries across the globe. He has been part of processes of writing constitutions in different states such as Jordan, Tunisia, Yemen, Sri Lanka, Libya, South Africa, Ukraine, Egypt and Nepal. Sujit Choudhry is an excellent researcher with a lot of first-hand experience in constitutional building processes, which has made him an outstanding advisor to countries who are in the means of building their constitutions.  To read more about his advisory works, hit on sujitchoudhry.com.

Sujit was the I. Michael Heyman Professor of Law at the University of California Berkeley. He made history as the first Indian Native to hold the position of a dean for a high ranking law school in the US. He served as the dean of UC Berkeley Law School from 2014 to 2016. During his College days, Sujit Choudhry was a Rhodes Scholar. He worked as a law clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada under Chief Justice Antonio Lamer.  Check constitutionaltransitions.org for additional article.

According to blogs.law.nyu.edu, Professor Sujit Choudhry earned his law degrees from Oxford University, Harvard and the University of Toronto. He was awarded the hotly contested Trudeau Fellowship for innovative researchers. Sujit Choudhry was a Cecelia Goetz Professor of Law at the New York University’s Law School. In Toronto, he served as the Scholl Chair at the Law Faculty.  Related article on law.nyu.edu.

Professor is currently the director of his organization, the Centre for Constitutional Transitions. His team is a powerhouse which brings together a network of legal experts both locally and overseas. This system works on various research projects which generate new knowledge concerning constitution building. These thematic research projects often focus on alternative options to law practitioners like evidence-based policies.

Earlier this year Sujit Choudhry joined a team of constitutional experts in Ukraine’s capital Kiev to discuss the system of governance in the Eastern Europe country. The partially presidential system of Ukraine had been facing some legal challenges which led to instability. In his recommendation, Sujit Choudhry said that the task force that is tasked with amending the Ukrainian constitution needed to focus on policies as they set out to reform the law. To keep up-to-date with his latest work, browse on this.

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