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Sujit Choudhry:Law Professor And Constitutional Law Expert

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Sujit Choudhry is the founding director of the Center for Constitutional Transitions. He is also an active supporter of constitutional change taking place in emerging democracies. Sujit Choudhry and his organization gathers information and uses it to mobilize international experts to provide decision makers with evidence-based policy options in over 25 countries. Choudhry has worked with emerging democracies worldwide for many years advising them and helping them to create new constitutions and amend existing constitutions. The organization enables him to do better research and serve more people.

Sujit Choudhry has law degrees from Harvard, Oxford University and the University of Toronto. He also has wide-ranging public policy experience as well as vast knowledge of political decision-making. As a comparative constitutional law scholar, he studies constitutional democracies all over the world. The key to his success is listening to people involved in the process, learning from them, being responsive to their issues and turning setbacks into opportunities to study worldwide constitutional case-law.  Related reading here.  Choudhry has brought together international experts, scholars and leading practitioners to gather and share global knowledge on comparative constitutional law.

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Sujit Choudhry taught law at UC Berkeley School of Law, New York University and the University of Toronto. He’s also a recognized authority when it comes to politics and comparative constitutional law. Choudhry has done speaking engagements and research in dozens of countries. He has provided advice on constitution building to the governments of Egypt, South Africa, Libya, Ukraine, Nepal, Jordan and Sri Lanka. A Rhodes scholar, he was also Canadian Supreme Court Chief Justice Antonio Lamer’s law clerk. Refer to for an extensive reading about Sujit.

Choudhry has done lots of research on issues related to comparative constitutional law and using constitutional design to manage transitioning to peaceful democratic politics from violent conflict. He’s also written more than 90 book chapters, articles, reports and working papers on a wide range of constitutional and legal issues including Canadian constitutional law. Sujit Choudhry has written several books and is a member of many non-governmental organizations, think tanks and global multilateral organizations. Check this recently written article of Sujit on  He also works with the United Nations Mediation Roster, the UN Development Program and the World Bank.  For blog reading and updates from Sujit, visit his page.

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