A Look At Constitutional Scholar Sujit Choudhry

Comparative law is a branch of legal study that compares and contrasts different legal systems against each other. One specific branch of comparative law in comparative constitutional law. This field is important as there are countries around the world that have needed to establish a new constitution in recent years. Using comparative constitutional law allows them to build the most effective constitution for their country as they identify the best parts of other countries constitutions and how they operate. Comparative law overall is increasingly important as nations and corporations increasingly interact with their foreign colleagues.

Sujit Choudhry is an internationally recognized expert in comparative constitutional law. Based on constitutionaltransitions.org.  He is the I. Michael Heyman Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley – School of Law. Other universities he has taught at during his career include the University of Toronto Faculty of Law and the New York University School of Law. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Law and his Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the University of Oxford and the University of Toronto respectively. He graduated from Harvard Law School with a Master of Law in 1998.  For more articles, follow his linkedin.com page.

Sujit Choudhry has served as an advisor to a number of nations that were involved in constitution building. These countries include Nepal, Libya, Egypt, Jordan, Ukraine, Tunisia, and South Africa. He has also been around the world as an invited speaker at a number of conferences in over 24 countries.

In 2012, Sujit Choudhry established the Center for Constitutional Transitions. He serves as the center’s Founding Director. The mission of this center is to generate research about constitution building that is evidence-based so that decision makers have a solid set of facts to work from. Supporting the center is a network of 50 constitutional experts that have been drawn from around the globe.  Related Articles here.

Professor Choudhry has also written prolifically. He has over 90 articles, working papers, reports, and book chapters that he has written. He has written four books including The Oxford Handbook of the Indian Constitution, The Migration of Constitutional Ideas, Constitution Making, and Constitutional Design for Divided Societies: Integration or Accomodation?  Check this on blogs.law.nyu.edu.

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