Sujit Choudhry talks about constitutional challenges
Sujit Choudhry is the director of Center for Constitutional Transitions. On July 10th this year he joined top legal experts where they discussed the semi-presidential system and the constitutional challenges facing the Ukrainian government. Sujit said that democratization in Ukraine was not stable and that it was an honor to address executive powers amidst experts. Sujit was joined by distinguished people in constitutional law such as Thomas Sidelius of Dalama University, and Sumit Bisarya of International IDEA among other top experts who have good knowledge about constitutional transitions.
Apart from working as a constitutional advisor to many countries, he has lectured, written many articles about democratic transitions. He also released Sujit Choudhry’s “Constitutional Making” which contain case studies and reports on constitutional law. According to Sujit, the current constitutional thought leaders should discuss policy based options when looking to amend or conduct some constitutional reforms. The Center for Constitutional Transitions generates knowledge and disseminates it to nations across the globe. It works with NGO, think tanks and other top organizations that have extensive experience about democracy in the world. The organization through its partner’s aims at implementing evidence-based policies after conducting thorough research.
The partners work hand in hand with Centers of Constitutional Transitions in concept conceptualization, conferences, organizing workshops, handling publications and in the recruitment of experts. The team of experts involves leading scholars and senior policy practitioners who have extensive field experience. The Centers is a strong organization due to its liaison with teams of experts from over 25 countries around the world. Relevant article here.
Choudhry is a professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley Law School. He is a very conspicuous figure due to his work in the field of constitutional law. He is the first Indian-American man ever to become dean at the university. Check consititutionaltransitions.org.
Sujit Choudhry is one of the great minds that got a chance to get Master’s degree in law from Harvard School of law. He was born in 1970. He got his bachelors degree in law from the University of Oxford. More to read on blogs.law.nyu.edu,
Sujit has served as an advisor in the field of Constitutional transitions in countries such as Egypt, Sri Lanka, Nepal and, Libya South Africa among other democracies. Read more about his advisory works, hop over to sujitchoudhry.com.
He is also the Director of the Center for Constitutional Transitions. For his recent timeline activities, hit on crunchbase.com.