The Constitutional Law Expert: Sujit Choudhry

Who is Sujit Choudhry?

Sujit Choudhry is the renowned I. Michael Heyman Professor majoring in law. He was the School of Law Dean at the University of California in Berkeley. Besides, he was also Cecelia Goetz, the Law Professor at the New York University. At the University of Toronto, Sujit Choudhry professionally headed Scholl (

Nevertheless, Sujit is an internationally recognized public figure. He is an excellent expert on the comparative constitutional law as well as politics. Moreover, his voice has been at the top of many research agendas and constitutional advisories in various countries all around the globe.

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Sujit Choudhry has a strong experience base in the following areas; Facilitation of public dialogue sessions among civil society groups and many other stakeholders. Leading various stakeholders consultations. He offers training to civil servants and Bureaucrats.  Closely engaging the members of parliament and various party leaders.  Providing detailed and expert advisory services.  He is also involved in designing technical reports and memorandum in the law field.

Addressing Constitutional Challenges:

Besides being the Director of the center for democratic transitions, Sujit Choudhry teamed up with other exceptional constitutional experts at Kiev on 10th July. The group discussed issues on the semi-presidential nature of the Ukrainian government. Besides, they also tabled the challenges facing the constitution of this particular system of governance. According to Choudhry, it was exceptional to have an opportunity to discuss executive powers as well as the instability of the Ukraine democracy. He argues that the volatility is as a result of the concentrated power of the presidency, legislator system of elections and weak political parties among many others. With the help of his fellow experts in law, Choudhry aimed at making this workshop fruitful.

Among the issues, Sujit Choudhry raised was the recent participation by transitional democracies on the matters concerning making constitutional decisions. He advised that it was crucial for the current legal leaders to push for constitutional reforms for a better system of government. Moreover, the relevance of the Center of Constitutional Transitions is essential in providing the required knowledge for the constitutional building. With the many ideas and expertise from the team from over 25 countries, the constitutional challenges were successfully analyzed thus making the workshop a success.

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