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Sujit Choudry;A phenomenal Constitutional Expert

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Sujit Choudhry who was born in 1970 in New Delhi, India, took most of his academics in Canada. He graduated high school from the University of Toronto Schools. Sujit got his first degree in biology from McGill University in 1992. He also obtained Bachelor of Arts degree in law from the University Of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar in 1994 and his LL.B (Bachelor of Laws), from the University of Toronto in 1996. He subsequently earned his LL.M (Master of Laws), from Harvard Law School in 1998.

Sujit Choudhry started out his career as a law clerk at the supreme court of Canada in 1996. Sujit worked as a clerk to the chief justice of Canada at that time retired honorable Antonio Lamer. After working a year at the Supreme Court, Sujit went on to become an assistant professor of law at the University of Toronto faculty of law.   More to read on works.bepress.com.

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In 2004, Sujit got a tenure as associate professor of law at the University of Toronto. During his tenure, Sujit received a global visiting professor at the New York University. In 2006, Sujit became Scholl Chair at the University of Toronto. In 2011, Sujit became a Cecilia Goetz Professor of Law at the New York University School of Law. Since 2014, Sujit has been an I. Michael Heyman professor of law at the University of California’s School of Law.

Sujit Choudhry, together with other constitutional experts recently wrote an open letter to both the Spanish and Catalonian governments about the ongoing crisis in Catalonia. To read his views on politically related issues, click on iconnectblog.com.

In the message, the scholars hope that the Catalonian president and Spanish prime minister can work together for the good of the people and solve the looming constitution issues. The president is pushing for the secession of Catalonia from Spain, and the scholars suggest that the best way id t6hrough a constitutional referendum that addresses all the issues of the citizenry. The scholars also plead to the prime minister of Spain to accept that secession is what Catalonians want and to be open to dialogue. The scholars also urge the Spanish prime minister to accept the results if people vote for secession.  To keep up-to-date with his latest timeline activities, hit on crunchbase.com.

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Sujit Choudhry attends a workshop in Kiev to discuss challenges facing Ukrainian presidential system

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Sujit Choudhry serves as the current Director of the Center for Constitutional Transitions. This organization comprises of top constitutional and legal experts from different parts of the globe. Their main role is to help emerging democracies to draft and review their constitutions. Currently, Sujit and his team of experts have helped more than 15 countries to draft their constitution in a manner that will serve every citizen in the country. Sujit has traveled in many countries in Africa, Asia, and Europe with the same mission.

The Centre for Constitutional Transitions helps to solve numerous constitutional cases. This year, the organization has helped three countries to draft the new constitution. Sujit has personally published numerous books and articles that touch on constitutions, especially for the emerging democracies. He has a wealth of experience that spans over three years. His unmatched expertise and experience set him apart as the leader in the industry.

In 2003, Sujit Choudhry teamed up with other constitutional and legal experts where they headed to Sri Lanka to solve the crisis that was facing the country. The team was proposing a federalist solution to the crisis that had hit the country. In 2007 and 2010, Sujit and another team of experts headed to Nepal on a similar mission. He is renowned for his expertise in comparative constitutional law, and he is highly respected among his peers.   More to read on blogs.law.nyu.edu.

Recently, Sujit teamed up with another team of constitutional and legal experts where they headed to Ukraine. Sujit and his team attended a workshop in Kiev to discuss the challenges facing the Ukrainian presidential system. The workshop was organized by various bodies that include democracy & electorate assistance, International Institute for democracy and center for policy and legal reform.  Check this related article on law.nyu.edu.

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Sujit Choudhry noted that he was privileged to discuss challenges facing Ukrainian Presidential system with experts, most of whom serve in the Ukrainian government. In his speech, Sujit noted that the Ukrainian presidential system has been unstable. He says that the main reason for this is due to the concentration of power in the presidency. Sujit continued to note that the legislature electoral system and the weak political parties in the country also contributed to the menace facing the country.  For updates on his recent timeline activities, hop over to crunchbase.com.

More to read about him on http://constitutionaltransitions.org/director/#Choudhry