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Securus Technologies on the Hunt for Fugitives

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When my fugitive task force has to hunt down a suspect, we will make use of any resource possible. This month we had a very challenging situation on our hands, a dangerous fugitive was getting help from a local gang to keep him out of the spotlight, so he could commit his crimes and slip into their safety net at night. Each time we tried to get closer, he would simply disappear behind the shield of the members of that gang. Without informants, family, or friends, this was going to be a very difficult job of getting the suspect into custody.

 

When we made a visit to the jail to try and get some help from inmates, it became apparent how difficult this was going to be. The huge population of inmates in the jail were all aware of our presence and none were willing to do anything to hurt one of their own. Little did they know that was exactly what we were hoping for, because we had Securus Technologies on our side. The inmate call monitoring system was capable of listening to all the calls made by inmates and locating specific chatter pertaining to our suspect.

 

What happened next was the inmates took to the phones as expected, and they were trying to get a message to their brothers that we were getting closer. What they didn’t realize is that those low-level gang members had no filters, and they were yelling and screaming about things that could have gotten them in trouble with the higher-ranking gang members. We took the information we gathered from the Securus Technologies and we raced to the location the inmate was whining about, and we were able to identify exactly where the fugitive was in hiding. Now he is reunited with brothers in the jail he deserved to be in.

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Sujit Choudhry – A Force Behind Changing Constitutions in Emerging Democracies

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An interview of Sujit Choudhry reveals a lot about him especially as far as constitutional changes are concerned. Sujit heads the Center for Constitutional Transitions which is an organization that leads to the generational and mobilization of knowledge and support of Constitution construction. This happens through the assembly and other intentional expert networks that produce evidence based policy options. The organization, under Sujit’s leadership, has worked with a variety of think tanks, multilateral organizations as well as NGOs among other interested partners with the same goal.

Sujit Choudhry explains that the move to establish CCT was inspired by the many years that he has worked in the field as a constitutional adviser for emerging democracies around the world. Through his experience, he has come across a lot of knowledge as well as inquires surrounding the constitutional transitions. His experience has revealed that most of these newly formed democracies sometimes experience problems even after the formation of the Constitutions because there is no useful information available to them to refer since most of what is available is untrue or even outdated. In most cases, there is no information at all. Therefore, the lack of concrete competent information on these issues interferes with the effective implementation of constitutions.

Sujit studied comparative constitutional law. He feels that the current political interest is because of the greatest global challenge to liberal democratic constitutionalism from the Second World War. There is a need for comparative studies since what the US believes in is not the case as evidenced by those who travel the world on this subject. Sujit believes that America should learn from the successes and failures of other countries.   Check this recently written article of Sujit on activistpost.com.

About Sujit Choudhry

Sujit is an immigrant with three law degrees from three different countries. He has a wealth of experience in the field of constitutional reforms and implementation as seen by his involvement in political and legal environments. He has been able to serve effectively because of his degrees from Harvard, Toronto, and Oxford Universities, all of which have equipped him with tools to succeed.   Click sujitchoudhry.com for more reading.

Sujit Choudhry is also the Michael Heyman professor of law at the University of California. He is a globally acknowledged personality in matters of the Constitution. He has been involved in the building of constitutions for different countries including Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia, Ukraine, and South Africa among others. Continue reading on en.wikipedia.org

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