Sujit Choudhry has been a professor of the law for a few universities, including the University of California, Berkley – School of Law. He has held the I. Michael Heyman Professor Of Law chair since 2014. He has also served as a professor of law at both the University of Toronto, where he held the Scholl Chair, as New York University where he was the Cecelia Goetz Professor of law. His international reputation as an authority on constitutional comparative law precedes him. He is also a sought out speaker on the subject and has spoken at conferences around the world in over 24 countries.
According to blogs.law.nyu.edu, Professor Choudhry has served as an adviser on constitution building for a number of countries that had been torn apart by war including Ukraine, Libya, Jordan, Nepal, and other countries. Sujit Choudhry has also written over ninety reports, working papers, articles, and book chapters. The five books he has written about comparative constitutional law have been used in university classrooms across the nation. For further reading, visit ideamensch.com.
In 2012, Sujit Choudhry founded the Center for Constitutional Transitions, to read more about this, access works.bepess.com. While serving as the Founding Director he has led the center’s mission to teach constitution building through the use of an international network of scholars and practitioners. He has said that he came up with the idea of the center because he finds some knowledge of constitution building to be lacking. Due to this, the advice that is given to policy makers who are developing a constitution is not complete. He aims to change this situation with his center.
Sujit Choudhry has pointed out that, since 1978, 185 new constitutions have been written in nations around the world. There is also always ongoing constitution amending and rewriting going on in a number of countries at any time. Due to this, his field is not only very active but he personally is kept very active as well. Have a peek on this interesting article.
Another thing that excites Professor Choudhry is the power of the internet to bring information to people. He has said that as constitutions belong to everyone he thinks it’s wonderful that people can easily use the internet to find out information about their constitution and preserve it. More of Choudhry on sujitchoudhry.com.
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