Sujit Choudhry Founder and Director of Center for Constitutional Transitions

Sujit Choudhry is known to be one of the leading authorities in comparative constitutional law and has written many books and articles on the same. Ever since he entered the field, Sujit Choudhry has earned the reputation for being the global expert on comparative constitutional law and has also advised many countries for their constitutional amendments. Sujit Choudhry believes that even though the world has come far regarding technology, culture, and other aspects, the legal reforms are yet to match the progress. There are many areas in which the constitutional improvements are needed, but those aren’t present.

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Sujit Choudhry believes that many of the political crisis and situations of conflict can be resolved with the help of solutions devised through the comparative constitutional law. Sujit Choudhry has had an illustrious career and has worked with New York Law College as Professor in the past and was also appointed as the Dean at the Berkeley Law College. Currently, Sujit Choudhry serves as the professor of law at Berkeley (blogs.law.nyu.edu). Sujit Choudhry has had the pleasure of working with some of the topmost law experts from across the globe. In a recent interview that he gave, Sujit said that if he had the funds and the chance, he would form an organization to bring together world experts on comparative law together to propagate its importance more actively. It is for this reason he started the Center for Constitutional Transition, that is a unique organization (http://constitutionaltransitions.org/director/#Choudhry).

Sujit Choudhry attends many events and conferences on comparative and constitutional law and recently participated in one of such conferences in Kiev, Ukraine. The conference was joined by some of the global experts on the constitution. The theme of the meeting was to discuss the political situation of Ukraine and how it can be resolved with the help of comparative law. Sujit Choudhry said that the problem of Ukraine is the weak government, lack of any substantial political party, and the semi-presidential system that is being followed. It is causing the people do not have faith in the government and their moves. Sujit said that the concentration of power is diluted in Ukraine’s political system and thus, reforms are hard to come by. For more insights from Choudhry, click on iconnectblog.com.

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