Sujit Choudhry is the current I. Michael Heyman Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley. He was a dean before becoming a professor. Sujit was previously the Cecelia Goetz Professor of law at the University of New York. He also held the position of the Scholl Chair at the University of Toronto. Matters concerning comparative constitutional law and politics are Sujit’s areas of expertise. Choudhry is also the Director and Founder of the Center for Constitutional Transitions; where at an interview held in April 2017 stated that the organization supports constitution building. They do so by acquiring enough knowledge that helps them come up with evidence-based policy options.
Sujit explains that his organization offers constitutional advice to emerging democracies. The common problem faced during democratic constitutional transitions is the lack of adequate knowledge. The knowledge can also be non-existent or outdated, and this is where the Center for Constitutional Transitions is needed. The team has sufficient knowledge as their work is to collect information and offer valid legal advice. Sujit as an immigrant learned to navigate new political and legal environments most of his life. The experience taught him a lot and has been a contributor to his professional success. Sujit’s education was another key factor for his legal success. Click this law blog on thereisnoconsensus.com for a good read.
At the interview, he also states that there is a global challenge that we all face to liberal democratic constitutionalism. Sujit says that when dealing with people from different cultures, listening to them help a lot rather than assuming to know the truth. He explains that there is need of new organizations that would be able to organize significant constitutional case-law from around the world. The organization should also be able to do so in multiple languages. Sujit concluded by saying that his group would be launching knowledge products soon. For the interview, click ceocfointerviews.com.
Sujit is an educated man holding law degrees from Toronto, Oxford, and Harvard, hop over to en.wikipedia.org for more reading. He was a scholar at Rhodes and also served the Chief Justice Antonio Lamer as a law clerk at the Canada Supreme court. Sujit Chaudhry has also published over ninety articles, working papers, book chapters and reports. Some of his books include; The Migration of Constitutional Ideas, The Oxford Handbook of the Indian Constitution and much more. Check this on constitutionaltransitions.org.
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