The Expertise of Sujit Choudhry in Comparative Constitutional Law

When it comes to matters relating to constitutional reforms, there is need for a deep understanding of the composition, values and beliefs of a state. A few people are acquainted to this knowledge and one of them is Sujit Choudhry.

He was among the team that was currently looking in the Ukraine’s government semi-presidential system. He talked about some of the challenges that the system was experiencing such as weak political parties.

He serves as the Director of The Centre for Constitutional Transition which mobilizes and generates knowledge that supports constitutional building. The center partners with NGOs, think tanks and a global network of multilateral organizations to enable it work towards its goals.  Refer to for a related article.

Sujit  Choudhry has taught about constitutional reforms in more than 24 countries all over the world and has extensively written on the Canadian Law. Towards the contribution of constitutional law and reforms, Sujit has written several publications on the topic.  Check to read about his published work.

In some of the countries that have undergone democratic transition, Sujit has been there to guide on how to go about issues related to ethnic divisions. This is his way of promoting democracy and helping others to change their perception on transition.

His mind is one of the greatest and Sujit took his education from Harvard School of Law and Oxford University for his Master’s Law degree and his bachelor’s Law degree respectively. As a result of his performance in matters to do with comparative constitutional law, Sujit made it to be the first Indian-American dean at the University of California. He is the professor of law at this University with the title of I. Michael Heyman.  For a better insight into his career’s choices, click

The professor has carried out many researches relating to comparative law. He has used the knowledge acquired from such researches in his leadership role and at the University where he lectures. The knowledge is also applied in countries where he gets involved in matters relating to democratization.

As a result of his work, Sujit has received several awards from institutions and countries he has worked for. Frank Knox Memorial Fellowship Award was received from the University he works for and Award for the practitioner of the year from South Asian Bar Association. Sujit continues with his works to date.  Continue reading here.

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