Professor Sujit Choudhry

Speaking to the CEOCFO Magazine, Professor Choudhry stated that the idea behind the formation of the Center for Constitutional Transitions was to facilitate the knowledge base for constitutional creations by making critical facts available for organized networks of top international experts for research assignments to provide alternative policy options for decision makers. Working as a constitutional advisor for many years, he realized that there were non-existent, obsolete, and in some situations incomplete knowledge pertaining to issues on constitutional transitions. Through his organization, Professor Choudhry has been able to create an international knowledge network of accomplished legal practitioners and scholars around the world but networks outlived his projects. According to him, a new organization is required to organize and host universal constitutional case-law in many languages given the limited time and funds.  For the full interview, check on

Professor Sujit Choudhry is an accomplished scholar. He holds a Master of Laws (LLB) degree from Harvard Law School in addition to three Bachelor degrees from Oxford and Toronto. He was a Rhodes Scholar and a former law clerk to Chief Justice Antonio Lamer of the Supreme Court of Canada. Based on , he doubles as the Founding Director of the Center for Constitutional Transitions, and an I. Michael Heyman Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley- School of Law. He has also been a Cecelia Goetz Professor of Law at New York University and the Scholl Chairman at the University of Toronto. He is an acclaimed authority on comparative constitutional law and politics, having spoken in several countries. He combines his vast research schedule with extensive field experience as a constitutional advisor to constitutional creation methods in Africa, Asia, North America and Europe.  Be updated with his blogs, visit his page.

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Professor Sujit Choudhry’s research speaks volumes of issues relating to comparative constitutional law and politics with designed tools to manage some of which are (a) the change from violent conflict to peaceful democratic politics, (b) ethnically divided societies (c) constitutional building, and (d) official language policy and minority and group rights.

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