Why Sujit Choudhry Is a Potent Comparative Law Expert

June 8th, 2017

Sujit Choudhry is a globally recognized authority on comparative law. Rising to such soaring heights in comparative constitutional law didn’t come easily. Choudhry has a multicultural background, being born in India and grown up in Canada. Furthermore, he holds law degrees from Harvard, Toronto, and Oxford universities. Currently, he serves as the dean of the Berkeley School of Law.

Sujit Choudhry is the founder director of Center for Constitutional Transition, an internationally recognized organization that produces concrete evidence for decision and policy makers. Sujit has several years of experience in the law industry, and he has been involved in the constitutional making of many divided democracies. After traveling around the world, he realized that there is a global shortage of research essential for implementing constitutions. That is when the Center for Constitutional Transition was born.

Sujit has developed a more objective way of approaching public policy. With globalization, democracies can learn from the failures and successes of other countries, argues Sujit Choudhry. Understanding the point of view of a nation is an essential step to assisting the government. Accepting change should be the next step to achieving a constitutional democracy. An organization that organizes important constitutional cases from around the world would be a perfect future for comparative constitutional law.   Check this podcast featuring Sujit Choudhry on danielbudzinski.com and listen to him share his insights on various things in his area of focus.

Ongoing Research

In most of his research, he seeks to address fundamental methodological questions and managing a transition from violent conflict to peaceful democratic politics. Sujit has been working on three major projects. The research, which has been done in collaboration with International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, will be launched in the fall.

An In-Depth Look at Sujit Choudhry

Choudhry has made his name as an authority on comparative law and politics. Sujit Choudhry has been involved in constitutional building process in countries including Nepal, Sri Lanka, Egypt, Libya, Ukraine, Jordan, South Africa and Tunisia.

Sujit Choudhry as held several positions in various institutions including serving as associate professor of law at the University of Toronto, Cecelia Goetz Professor of Law at the New York University School of Law. Currently, according to fundacity.com, he serves as the Michael Heyman professor of law at the University of California, Berkeley. Sujit has published over ninety book chapters, articles, reports, and working papers.   For an extensive knowledge of his books, writings, reports etc, check http://sujitchoudhry.com/publication/

For blogs, visit him here.

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