What You Need to Know About Sujit Choudhry

Sujit Choudhry researches a wide variety of topics concerning comparative constitutional law. He is a world-renowned professor in the subject and currently teaches at the Berkeley’s School of Law. He specializes in working with the design of constitutions to end conflicts in countries that are making the transition to democracy along with a wide variety of other related topics. He has been called in as an expert several times by countries making the transition themselves and has written a lot about Canada’s constitution and their laws related to it.

He recently wrote a chapter for the book Constitutional Democracies in Crisis which will be released soon. The former Attorney General Eric Holder tweeted in December 2017 about the potential firing of Robert Mueller, the White House Special Counsel. He insisted that if it happened it would be crossing a line and the people of the United States should protest. Sujit Choudhry has dissected this tweet in his publication and finds it interesting that Holder doesn’t mention challenging the possible termination of Mueller through legal means and instead is leaving it up to the American people to make the decision and influence events.

Professor Sujit Choudhry has a long history as a scholar and had been at New York University as a Professor of Law and the University of Toronto as a Scholl Chair before becoming the I. Micheal Heyman Professor of Law at his current institution, the University of California at Berkeley He has advised countries such as Egypt, South Africa, Ukraine and more about their constitution during his illustrious career. Sujit Choudhry who has given talks in dozens of countries has three law degrees from Toronto, Oxford, and Harvard. He has also worked for the Supreme Court of Canada under Chief Justice Antonio Lamer as a law clerk.

Sujit Choudhry is the founder of the Center for Constitutional Transitions which is a team of experts that can be called upon to assist in constitution building and advise. This team consists of members from around the world and is partners with several organizations that work together to achieve their democratic goals.  More on constitutionaltransitions.org.

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