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Sujit Choudhry: A Man of the Constitution and of the Law.

Sujit Choudhry is a Professor of Law at the University of California at Berkeley, California. He is a man who knows the law and is internationally recognized when it comes to the subjects of Comparative Constitutional Law and Politics. He currently holds degrees from Harvard, Oxford, and Toronto. He was also a clerk for the Supreme Court of Canada. Related reading on blogs.law.nyu.edu.

Sujit Choudhry has had over thirty years of experience when it comes to the Constitution. He has had wide on the field experience being a constitutional builder for countries like Nepal, Si Lanka, Jordan, and Libya. Sujit Choudhry is currently the Director of Constitutional Transitions. It allows experts on building a Constitution for a new country to come together and help people decide how best to run a country. Sujit Choudhry talked about this topic in depth in an interview with CEOCFO.

Sujit Choudhry believes the main purpose of Constitutional Transitions is to help the new leaders of a new country come together for the benefit of all the people. This allows the key decision makers of a new country the ability of mapping out the best strategy for a positive new government so all of the voices of the people can be heard in an effective manner. Sujit Choudhry also believes that allowing a plan to fail can make a person stronger. He says that a setback is an opportunity for a person to reevaluate his or her ideas and learn from mistakes. If an idea doesn’t work then come at the problem from another angle. Maybe then the solution to the problem will reveal itself and that is what setbacks can do.  A relevant article on thereisnoconsensus.com, worth reading.

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Sujit Choudhry says there are big things coming up for him this fall. He is in the process of trying to complete three major collaborative projects. They are called “Territorial Cleavages in Constitutional Transitions”, Security Sector and Constitutional Transitions in Emerging Democracies”, and “Security Sector Oversight: Protecting Democratic Consolidation from Authoritarian Backsliding and Partisan Abuse”.  Check indiawest.com.  With Sujit Choudhry at the helm, there is the highest confidence that new constitutions can benefit all willing to learn from them.  For a related article, click on works.bepress.com.

To learn more about the professor visit http://sujitchoudhry.com/about/