Sujit Choudhry – The Wikipedia of Comparative Law

Comparative law as a branch concentrates on researching on the differences and similarities between the legal systems of nations around the globe. The study focus on the present legislations around the globe including civil law, Islamic law, Canon law, common law, Chinese law, Jewish law, Hindu law and socialist law. Studying this is quite complicated. However, one such personality whose authority on it is commendable and recognized even on an international level is Sujit Choudhry who worked in the capacity of a Dean at the University of California, Berkeley – School of Law. He was officially known there as I. Michael Heyman.

Sujit Choudhry has obtained various law degrees after studying in various reputed universities like the Harvard, Toronto, and Oxford. He is also a Rhodes Scholar.  Based on, previously working as the Cecelia Goetz Professor of Law at New York University and later as the Scholl Chair at the University of Toronto, he enjoys a global respect after having spoken in over two dozen countries including Egypt, Nepal, Libya, Jordon, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Tunisia, and Ukraine, check also .  Sujit mainly conducts studies on the essential procedural questions pertaining to the comparative constitutional law. His mastery is evident from his written and published working pages, articles, reports and book chapters. He has written over 90 of them. Apart from it, he had edited Constitutional Ideas Migration (Cambridge, 2006), Constitutional Making (Edward Elgar, forthcoming), Dilemmas of Solidarity and Constitution for Divided Societies (Oxford, 2008). These focus specifically on the Indian Constitution. Read this interesting article on

Sujit has conducted extensive research and answered queries on constitutional transitional design for a peaceful, democratic rule, and comparative constitutional laws. Another fame fetching feat of Sujit is being the founding Director of ‘Center for Constitutional Transitions’ which is the university-based center on the global level to create and mobilize knowledge that helps in the building of the Constitution. The organization’s endeavor to disseminate the information throughout the world is exceptional.   Related Post here.

Apart from working as the consultant at the World Bank Institute, Sujit Choudhry has also worked in the United Nations Meditation Roster, which contributed to the constitutional transition of various countries like Tunisia, Jordan, Egypt, Libya, and Nepal via the role of a foreign constitutional expert, check this on He is also the member of the Canada-based Governing Toronto Advisory Panel which concentrates on the restructuring of the Toronto’s Municipal government.

Click this

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *