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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Sujit Proudhry Speaks at a Presidential Roundtable in Ukraine

On July 19, 2017, Sujit Choudhry definitely exhibited his leadership powers as he spoke at a presidentialist forum in Kiev, Ukraine regarding the current constitutional changes that were occurring in that country. The Center For Policy and Reform is a major think tank in Ukraine and they hosted the workshop.

There is no question that Sujit Choudhry felt it was a major privilege to be invited to this forum. Choudhry also believes participation in the forum provides an excellent opportunity to discuss some of the instabilities of Ukraine’s current system (  Choudhry feels that this democracy has been unstable because of a number of reasons, including the fact there is too much power concentration in the Ukrainian presidency, weak political parties, a weak electoral system, and an improper concentration of powers between the president and the prime minister.

Choudhry was joined by many other well-respected members of the international community, including Sumit Bisarya of International DEA, Thomas Sidelious of Dalarna University, and a number of other noted Ukrainian cabinet officials and advisors to Ukraine heads of state.

To his credit, Choudhry has lectured in dozens of countries. He has been looked on by a number of emerging democracies as an expert in the nature of reform. For a country in transition such as Ukraine, there is truly no better expert to look to than Choudhry, who has dedicated his life’s work and mission to fostering growth in new democracies.  Additional article on

For Choudhry, the main issue of importance is to ensure that all democracies adhere to a strong and power central constitutional document (  Choudhry believes that emerging democracies must ensure that all decision are based on the constitution, otherwise they will fall into dishonor and disfavor (  We all can be extremely thankful that individuals such as Sujit Choudhry are “keeping these new democracies honest” so to speak.

Comparative Law Expert- Sujit Choudhry

Law terms can sometimes be confusing the same thing. Comparative law is the comparison of different legal systems. The comparison of legal systems has been known to produce a positive outcome by analyzing various legal cultures. Comparative law has another advantage in that it brings a better understanding of the legal system of other nations in the world. The law is a major unifying and harmonizing factor of the world, leading to International Corporation as well as promoting public order to the world. Law legislators use the comparative law to compose new constitutions, and most of the nations in the world use laws from abroad in their courts. Comparative law is not on y significant to the law students but to the world as well.  Related articles on

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Comparative law is offered to law students who are pursuing a degree in law. The study is available in foreign law, international law, and comparative law departments in law schools. Law schools are very selective and strict when they are admitting comparative law students. A student must have gone through their Bachelor’s degree, and taken and passed the law school admission test. Comparative law students must first take related courses as part of their Juris Doctor program which has 84 credits of law course works.

Sujit Choudhry is a globally recognized attorney. Sujit is an expert in comparative and a professor of law. Professor Sujit is internationally renowned for his broad range of research and combination of his vast experience in the construction of the constitution of several nations. Some of the countries,  based on, that Sujit Choudhry has assisted in making their law include South Africa, Ukraine, Nepal, Egypt, Libya, Jordan, Tunisia, and Sri Lanka.  Follow Choudhry on

Professor Sujit Choudhry was born in 1970 in New Dehli. After his High School graduation, he proceeded to join McGill University where he studied biology, then went to the University of Oxford for her B.A in Law, and he then graduated with an LLB from the University of Toronto. Sujit began his career as a Law clerk to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada Antonio Lamer. In 1999 he was elected by the University of Toronto to be an assistant professor. He is the founder and the Director of Center for the Constitutional transition. Sujit Choudhry is also serves as a member of the Toronto advisory panel.  More on

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