Sujit Choudhry Reveals Why Democracy Is on the Decline

Recently, Release Fact, an independent online news publication, published an article featuring international scholar Sujit Choudhry and his take on the current political climate. The article focuses on Sujit Choudhry, his renowned reputation as a constitutional law expert and his analysis of the current state of politics and how it is leading to the decline of democracy.

In the piece, several topics are covered, including Sujit Choudhry’s most recent publication, a chapter in the newly released book Constitutional Democracies in Crisis? focusing on a tweet by Eric Holder. The Eric Holder tweet is in regards to President Donald Trump potentially firing White House Special Counsel Robert Mueller and how that would be crossing a huge line. From there through its conclusion, the article examines how actions such as the firing of Mueller are the result of the continued disintegration of democracy that can be traced back to the Cold War.

Choudhry is a Rhodes Scholar and a graduate of Oxford, the University of Toronto and Harvard Law School. He clerked for the Supreme Court of Canada’s Antonio Lamer. Choudhry has previously held faculty positions at the University of Toronto and New York University. Currently, he is a high-ranking faculty member at the University of California – Berkeley School of Law.


In addition to his impressive academic record, Sujit Choudhry has made a name for himself as a political and constitutional law expert, see Professor Choudhry has engaged in in-depth research on constitutional law as well as wide-ranging fieldwork, including assisting with constitution building processes in Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, Jordan, Ukraine, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Libya and South Africa. Sujit Choudhry has lectured or spoken in approximately 30 countries( In addition, he has multiple published articles, special journal issues, book chapters, working papers, reports and books based on a wide array of political and legal subjects to his credit.