Sujit Choudhry; the constitutional Guru

The Ukrainian think tank, the center for policy and legal reforms and the global institute for democracy and electorate assistance hosted a workshop in July at Kiev to discuss the semi-presidential organization of the government of Ukraine. The workshop brought together a team of top-notch constitutional experts like IDEA’s Sumit Bisarya, Thomas Sidelius of the University of Dalarna, the Ukrainian representative for human rights, the supreme court representative and the center for policy and legal reforms representative who all showed concern for the instability in the democratization in Ukraine (  Also among these constitutional experts was the center for constitutional transaction director professor Sujit Choudhry.

48-year-old Sujit Choudhry is a law professor at the Berkley school of law at the California University, where he was a former dean. He is known for his comparative constitutional law expertise and knowledge. Prior to his interest in law, Choudhry was set to get a degree in biology from the University of McGill which he did not see through to the end. Instead, he transferred to Oxford University where he pursued a Bachelors’ degree in law and went ahead to get a masters in the same field from the school of law at Harvard. From that moment henceforth, the professor has had a love affair with the law and has increased his knowledge over the years making him a reputable individual in the field.

Professor Sujit Choudhry has had plenty of experience in the process of constitution building for several countries from all over the globe. These countries include Egypt, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Nepal and even Ukraine just to mention a few.  Have a better insight into his career choices, click on  This vast experience and his previous work with Ukraine make him worthy of a seat at the workshop to discuss the country’s democracy issues.

Apart from Choudhry’s advisory work in the field of constitution building, he is also known for his work with the Center for Constitutional Transactions. The center associates with experts from over twenty-five countries all over the globe in handling matters to do with political and constitutional affairs. Choudhry also plays a role in researching on various matters concerning comparative law and politics. Check his works on  His amazing resume has made him a sought-after individual when it comes to such political issues like that of Ukraine.

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