The Constitutional Law Diplomat, Sujit Choudhry

Sujit Choudhry is a globally distinguished comparative law scholar. He is the director and founder of Center for Constitutional Transitions, a body that brings together global researchers to develop evidence-based policy alternatives for agenda-setting and decision-makers. Choudhry has background training in law degree as well as a wealth of multicultural experience from his upbringing. He also served as a constitutional advisor for decades in emerging democracies.

Center for Constitutional Transitions emerged after years of Choudhry’s service as a constitutional advisor to multiethnic factions around the globe. The multiethnic schism experience inspired Choudhry to create a worldwide knowledge network to aid the emerging constitutional democracies. He discovered a gap in availability of latest literature on implementation of constitutions of new democracies, which thwarted his constitutional advice role. Check for additional reading.

Center for Constitutional Transitions creates and collects knowledge to help in constitutional building through assembly and guide to a global network of scholars to undertake thematic research work that provides evidence-based solutions to constitutional building practitioners. Today, the body has more than fifty scholars in twenty-five nations across the globe. The organization collaborates with think tanks, an international network of multilateral agencies, and nongovernmental organizations.  Listen to Sujit share his views on things on this podcast featuring Sujit, click

Currently, Choudhry is a law professor at the Berkeley school of law a branch of the University of California, related article on His reputation in the law and politics fields rests on his brilliant integration of a multiplicity of scholarly agenda with a wealth of field practice as constitution writing advisor to many countries around the globe including Jordan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, Egypt, Libya, South Africa and Tunisia. Choudhry’s is also a specialist on a broad range of scholarly matters on constitutional law. More of this on  Among his constitutional law research experience include constitutional design as a strategy to address the change to peaceable democratic conflicts after violent conflict. Choudhry also has a wealth of scholarly and practice experience on design of constitution in multiethnic societies. His expertise further includes official language policy, and groups and minority rights. Sujit Choudhry also holds a wealth of experience on proportionality and bills of rights, the design of constitution during the change to democratic rule after authoritarian regime, constitutional building, oversight of security sector, and comparative constitutional law study methodologies. He has particularly been instrumental in the writing of Canadian constitutional law. Hop over here for more.

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June 9, 2017

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