Sujit Choudhry is the founder of the Center of Constitution Transitions. Choudhry is dedicated to addressing matters involving constitutions in a practice of law known as comparative law. Choudhry was recently interviewed by Lynn Fosse, the senior editor of CEOCFO Magazine. Here is how he responded to some of the questions posed.
When asked about what his company was all about, Sujit Choudhry stated that it was about generating and mobilizing knowledge that supports the constitutional building process. He further explained that his company was able to achieve this by assembling international networks of experts to come up with evidence based solutions for agenda setting research and decision makers.
Choudhry revealed that he was inspired to establish his company by the knowledge vacuum that was present with regards to matters involving constitutional building. The Center for Constitutional Transitions was formed to fill this knowledge vacuum.
About Sujit Choudhry
According to blogs.law.nyu.edu, Sujit Choudhry is a law professor at the “University of California”(Berkeley). He used to serve as a dean in this same institution. He has also worked at the “New York University” as a professor of law and as a chair person in the “University of Toronto”. Choudhry is internationally acknowledged for his commitment to comparative constitutional law. He has spoken on the issue in numerous forums and has researched widely on the subject. Sujit Choudhry has offered advice on constitutional building in countries such as Jordan, Egypt, Nepal, Libya, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Ukraine, and Tunisia. Choudhry obtained his law degrees from Harvard, Toronto, and Oxford. He was also a Rhodes Scholar and worked as a law clerk for Chief Justice Antonio Lamer of the “Supreme Court of Canada”.
Professor Choudhry’s research covers a variety of areas in comparative law. These include constitutional design as a means of managing the transition from conflict to peaceful politics; constitutional design for ethnically divided communities; decentralization, secession, and federalism; constitutional courts, minority rights; proportionality and bill of rights; and constitutional design for transitions from dictatorships to democratic rule. With references from constitutionaltransitions.org, some of the books, papers, and reports he has published on different topics affecting comparative law include; The Migration of Constitutional Ideas, Constitution Making, Oxford Handbook of the Indian Constitution, and Constitutional Design for Divided Societies. Continue reading on en.wikipedia.org.
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