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Sujit Choudhry Offers Input On Resolving Constitutional Challenges

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Sujit Choudhry is an established constitutional expert who has helped in the shaping of democracy across different nations embroiled in violent conflict. He has been a champion for the rights of minorities and communities that are at risk of getting mistreated by dominant forces, and in the course of his duty he has traversed across different nations trying to offer lasting solutions. He joined a team of experts who discussed the semi-presidential system used by the Ukrainian government that has brought about constitutional problems. During a recent workshop, Sujit Choudhry was among top consultants who contributed to the discussion that addressed issues about power and the constitution that should be looked into to help in resolving the stalemate in Ukraine.

Together with experts like Thomas Sidelius, a Dalama University governance expert, and Sumit Bisarya from International IDEA, Sujit Choudhry explored the topic at length. Additionally, the forum also invited the representative on Human Rights of Ukraine, Vladimir Vasilenko. All the individuals who joined in this conversation are respected authorities in law. Sujit Choudhry has been invited to lecture at different countries and has served as a constitutional adviser to many nations in the process of writing new laws.

While attending this meeting, Sujit Choudhry pointed that the current wave where democracies have embraced constitutional making processes is a critical opportunity to constitutional experts as they should come up with policy ideas to help in constitutional reform. Many scholars find constitutional making an interesting topic and they lay their focus on case studies that they use to collect information on the issue at hand.  Additional reading on works.bepress.com.

About Sujit Choudhry

Sujit Choudhry is a Law Professor at University of California, Berkeley (School of Law). He served here as a dean and was previously a Professor of Law at the New York University. His effort to grow his career as a recognized lawyer has earned him international acclaim especially on comparative constitutional law as well as politics.  Refer to blogs.law.nyu.edu for more related article.

For a must-read article about his published work, browse on this.

With a wide-ranging research objective and experience as a constitutional building adviser, Sujit Choudhry took part in the constitutional building processes of various countries including Libya, Tunisia, Egypt, Nepal, Jordan, Yemen, and Ukraine.  To read more about his advisory works, check sujitchoudhry.com.   He graduated from Toronto, Harvard, and Oxford University with law degrees and worked as a clerk to Antonio Lamer, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada.  Related article to read on constitutionaltransitions.org.

To learn more about his outstanding achievements visit http://www.law.nyu.edu/news/choudhry_award