How Sujit Choudhry Has Revolutionized Comparative Law

Sujit is a professor who has specialized in law and has been a lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law serving as a dean. Sujit holds a degree from Oxford and Harvard University. He has worked for the New York University and in the University of Toronto as the Scholl Chair. Sujit also served in the supreme court of Canada as a Law Clerk .All these experiences have granted him the international authority in comparative constitutional law and politics hence capacitating him to give solutions to dozens of countries in the constitutional building. Some of these countries include Ukraine, South Africa, Libya, Tunisia, Egypt, Jordan and Sri Lanka.  More pertinent articles to read here.

Comparative law entails studying the relationship between different legal systems or rules in more than one country. You also have to compare and look at the differences in the systems under study. Sujit Choudhry has had many responsibilities in helping and advising countries in drafting and implementation of constitutions. Sujit in his comparative research has been able to address sensitive issues in the constitutional law like the use of constitutional design as a tool for managing the transition from violent and conflicting politics to democratic politics. The tool has also focused on minority and group rights, constitutional rights, official language policy, federalism, and centralization.  Additional article on ceocfointerviews.com

Sujit has gone ahead and founded a private company called Centre for Constitutional Transactions where he is the founding director, refer to blogs.law.nyu.edu for more.. The Company plays a great role in mobilizing knowledge which supports constitutionals building. In his Company, Sujit assembles and leads an International network of experts to complete research projects and provide evidence-based policies to the practitioner .According to Sujit; he identified lack of inadequate, non-existence and no up-to-date research during constitutional transitions and decided to start the firm to solve these problems.

Sujit Choudhry has worked with many partners like the Think tank, NGOs, Multilateral Organizations, and Universities. He has also written many collections in the form of books, articles, working papers and reports on comparative law. These include the Oxford Handbook in the Indian Constitution, The Migration of Constitutional Ideas and constitutional design in divided societies.  Read an interesting article on iconnectblog.com.

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