Sujit Choudhry Explains His Work

Sujit Choudhry is an authority on comparative constitutional law and politics. He has advised over two dozen countries in the process of building a constitution. He has a broad range of experience and research in the constitution-building process. His travels have included trips to Egypt, Libya, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and many others. Sujit Choudhry was a Rhodes Scholar, earning law degrees from three countries in the most respected university’s in the world, Oxford, Toronto, and Harvard. He has served as the Dean of the Berkeley School of Law at the University of California and has been a Professor of Law at New York University, and the University of Toronto.  Check this on

In a recent interview, Sujit Choudhry answered many questions about the work he does around the world. He began by explaining The Center of Constitution Transitions, what it does and who is involved. Sujit Choudhry founded the organization to assist countries in their efforts in constitution building.  Related article on  In this effort, he has assembled a network of international experts to offer factually based policy options that will help decision makers in emerging democracies in writing new constitutions or changing their existing ones. The organization works with multilateral organizations, think tanks and non-government organizations.

While there is much information available about the process of constitutional transition there are still many times when the information is incomplete, no longer correct, or often non-existent. The gaps in current information make it difficult to offer up-to-date constitutional advice, The Center for Constitutional Transitions will fill these shortcomings.

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Being an immigrant himself, Sujit Choudhry has dealt with different political environments for his entire life. He attributes much of his success to the realization that every country has its issues, histories and interested parties. His law degrees have given him the tools, but personal experience is also a big part of his success.  Click on for additional article to read.

Sujit Choudhry is very concerned about the future of democracy around the world. Living in America but working around the globe has taught him that American exceptionalism is a myth. It is time to analyze what is happening in other democracies in the world that are under similar stress, learn from their successes and failures to preserve our democracy.   To read his latest tweets, click this.

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