Sujit Choudhry is one the world’s finest law professors who has studied constitutional laws of many nations and conducted in-depth research in how to further peace and prosperity throughout the world. CEOCFO Magazine caught up with Choudhry recently to ask him a little more about his work and what he believes are the top global challenges today. Choudhry said first of all that he’s enthusiastic about the Center of Constitution Transitions which he founded to help guide lawmakers from around the world and research policies that work. He believes the current state of polarizing political affairs in the US only means that there is more demand for constitutional understanding and promoting liberal democracy.
Sujit Choudhry is an immigrant from New Delhi, India and he first came to Canada where he studied at the University of Toronto where he completed high school and later enrolled in college. He became interested in law and attended the law schools at Toronto, Oxford University, Harvard and later joined the administration at the University of California at Berkley. As an expert in constitutional law and researching democratic society practices, Sujit Choudhry has been an advisor to constitutional meetings in Egypt, Jordan, Sri Lanka and Tunisia. Hop over to californiablog.org and read how the article discusses a recently written post by Sujit.
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Sujit Choudhry has also written many books on the subjects of constitutional law and international relations including the “Oxford Handbook of the Indian Constitution” and “Constitution Making.” Click this article written by Sujit on activistpost.com and read his views and insight on a current issue. Choudhry has become a board member of several law foundations including the International Society of Public Law, the UN Mediation team, and the World Bank Institute. Prior to becoming a tenured professor of law, Choudhry was a clerk for Canada Supreme Court Justice Antonio Lamer and part of Ontario’s Governing Toronto Advisory Panel. His most notable accomplishment may be becoming the first Indian-American Dean of the UC Berkley law school, and later becoming the featured speaker at the Global Centre for Pluralism. For blog reading and updates, visit this important site.
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Comparative law is the branch of law that has been dormant for years, even though it has come into existence many decades back. However, the world as we see it today can use comparative law and Sujit Choudhry, one of the leading names in the field of law, feels that the applications of comparative law can help resolve many conflicts around the world. The argument of Sujit Choudhry is that comparative law would provide the platform as well as the basis on which the conflicts can be easily resolved following the constitutional framework strictly. For more of Sujit’s insight, check this recently written article of Sujit on activitistpost.com
He believes that comparative law is a vast subject and that it gives rise to many questions and provides many solutions that need to be talked about. It is for such researches and discussions that Sujit Choudhry came up with an idea to establish Center for Constitutional Transitions. It is an institution that brings together world experts on the subject of law and conducts research, discusses as well as find solutions through the constitutional process. Related article on law.nyu.edu
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Sujit Choudhry gave an interview to one of the popular journalists and senior editor of CEOCFO Magazine, Lynn Fosse. Sujit Choudhry said to Lynn in the interview that as the world is transforming at a rapid pace, he sees that the legal systems in different countries need amendments on an immediate basis. He added that comparative law would help make those amendments in an easy and hassle free manner by giving the basis on which the changes should be made. For the full interview, click on ceocfointerviews.com.
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Sujit Choudhry also talked about his early life in the interview, and said that he travelled along with his family a lot during his student life. He said that as both his parents were professors, it was natural for him to be inclined towards studies. And, it is also one of the reasons that he was inspired to pursue legal degrees in three major law schools in the world, including Harvard Law School, Oxford School of Law, and the University of Toronto. Sujit Choudhry is also the professor of law at the University of California Berkeley School of law presently, and has in the past served as the dean of Berkeley as well.
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