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Professor Sujit Choudhry: An outstanding authority in comparative constitutional law

Professor Sujit Choudhry has no doubt extensive experience in constitutional law and is a voice to reckon with in the international comparative law.Over the years, Professor Choudhry has participated in the writing and amending of several constitutions especially for emerging democracies around the world.

Professor Choudhry points out that his law degrees from Oxford, Toronto, and Harvard have given him the international perspective that is essential in building new legal and political environments. His organization, the Centre For Constitutional Transitions is founded primarily to bridge the knowledge gap that exists in constitutional transitions processes. He acknowledges that although much has been done to gather, share and pass information on this field, there are still emerging issues that are only addressed through outdated and half-baked information.It is these issues, among others that the Centre for Constitutional Transitions seeks to address at length.

The Law Professor at the University of California, Berkeley has been on constitutional advisory bodies in nations including Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Nepal, South Africa, Sri Lanka and Ukraine.  Check blogs.law.nyu.edu.  In-depth research and field experience are the key tools he cites as important in the constitution building process.

Professor Sujit Choudhry is also a distinguished author and has under his belt over ninety articles, reports, working papers, and book chapters. He has also edited several volumes such as The Migration of Constitutional Ideas, published by Cambridge in 2006, The Oxford Handbook of the Indian Constitution published in 2016 among others.  Check his latest written article on activistpost.com.

Relevant article to read on this link.

The Center For Constitutional Transitions for which he is the founding director uses expert knowledge and networks to engage in thematic research projects aimed at offering information based policy ideas. The organization has engaged more than 50 years in over 25 countries and partners with like-minded networks for the development of such agendas.  More reading on en.wikipedia.org.

Professor Sujit Choudhry has been called an authority in comparative constitutional law and politics and his extensive contributions make him a distinguished individual in this field.

A must-read article on http://www.ceocfointerviews.com/interviews/CenterforConstitutionalTransitions17.htm