Sujit Choudhry and his experience in Constitutional Law

Sujit Choudhry was born in 1970 in New Delhi, India. He attended his high school in University of Toronto Schools. He acquired his B.S from McGill University. Afterwards, Sujit Choudhry went to the University of Oxford, the University of Toronto and finally Harvard School where he got all his law degrees.

After completing his studies, Sujit started his career without wasting time. In 1996-1997, he acted as the Law Clerk to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in Canada, Antonio Lamar. He became an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto in 1999. He held the position until 2004 when he became the Scholl Chair and also an Associate Dean. He also worked in the Department of Political Science.

Sujit took part in the reforms of the Toronto Governance Structure, which was conducted by the Governing Toronto Advisory Panel. Sujit Choudhry stood for the rights of same-sex marriage in Canada. He served as a member of the Academic Advisory Committee that advised the Democratic Renewal Secretariat of Ontario Province. He was a consultant for Royal Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada and National Advisory Committee on SARS and Public Health.  For his published work, browse on this.

Sujit Choudhry became the Cecelia Goetz Professor of Law at the New York University Of Law in 2011. He gave a speech at the Global Centre for Pluralism’s Pluralism Forum. He was elaborating on the rights of groups in the divided societies.  Additional article to read on constitutionaltransitions.org.

In 2014, he was a Dean at the University of California. He became the first I. Michael Heyman Law Professor at Berkeley’s School of Law. Sujit Choudhry acts as the Director of the Center for Constitutional Transitions. He has also advised various countries such as Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia, Sri lank, Nepal among others on the process of building the constitution.  Refer to blogs.law.nyu.edu for additional related topics.

Sujit Choudhry has been featured in several publications such as The Migration of Constitutional Ideas, Is Every Ballot Equal?, Constitutional Design for Divided Societies, Multinational Federations, Constitutional Amendment and Secession just to mention a few. He has been awarded numerous fellowships including the Trudeau and Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships. Check this on law.nyu.edu.

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