Sujit Choudhry: An Expert in Constitutional Law

In a recent interview posted by, Sujit Choudhry announced his support for constitutional Change. Sujit Choudhry is an expert on politics and comparative constitutional law who is recognized as an international authority on the subjects. He has law degrees from Harvard, Toronto and Oxford as well as being a Rhodes Scholar. Sujit Choudhry has served as a Professor of Law at the University of California, School Chair at the University of Toronto and Professor of Law at New York University where he has used his field experience to educate younger generations. He also was the law clerk to Chief Justice Antonio Lamer.

Sujit Choudhry has researched a number of comparative constitutional law issues to understand and help manage countries as they transition from conflict to peace as well as everything that occurs during that process. He has written and published over ninety works that discuss the topic in-depth such as The Migration of Constitutional Ideas, The Oxford Handbook of the Indian Constitution, Constitution Making and Constitutional Design for Divided Societies just to name a few.  Related article on

Sujit Choudhry is also works at the Center for Constitutional Transitions as its Director. The Center is an archive of constitution building knowledge. In the interview, which was conducted by Lynn Fosse the Senior Editor of CEOCFO Magazine, Sujit Choudhry talked about the idea behind the Center of Constitution Transitions. The idea for the center came from his time working as a constitutional adviser when he required to have a great deal of information on hand to help emerging democracies by amending or writing entirely new constitutions. The Center allowed that information to be readily available to those who needed it. For the full interview, click here.

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When asked to share the challenges and rewards that came with working globally with people of different cultures, Sujit Choudhry stated that listening is the best action. Most of the time people just what their troubles and ideas to be heard. By listening, being responsive and immersing yourself in the new environment solutions become easier to find. You are able to look at things from their point of view which Sujit Choudhry was a little hard for him to do when he was younger. For his latest tweets, follow him on his page

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