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Sujit Choudhry’s work in reforming constitutions

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Sujit Choudhry recently joined a team of experts in constitutions to discuss the systems in Ukraine that had been put in place for the semi-presidential elections. Sujit holds the Center for Constitutional Transitions Director position. This workshop had been hosted by intergovernmental organizations, the international institute for democracy and electorate assistance and other organizations that stood for democracy that was sustainable for the country.

Sujit Choudhry was honored to be part of the team that would be discussing the instability of the Ukraine’s democratization. It was noted that the existence of political parties that were weak and the power that the president was given was among the reasons there was such instability. Some of the people worked with during this time included Vladimir Vasilenko, Thomas Sidelius, Sergyi Holovatyi, Ihor Koliushko and Sumit Bisarya. All these people who gathered at a round table had experience and their expertise came in handy in the ongoing discussions. Sujit Choudhry was selected because of his experience and participation in various constitutional discussions and advice all over the world. He has also written a book that gives case studies and teaches about constitutional law.  To read more about his published works, click on this.

Read this relevant interview of him on iconnectblog.com.

Sujit advised that the reform process of the constitution was to be taken into consideration when gathering and talking about policies. Generation and gathering knowledge that can be used to build the constitution is the major focus of The Center of Constitutional Transitions. They bring together experts of the constitution-making process to make this possible. They have various partners who make their goal achievable through their support. Related article on constitutionaltransitions.org

Sujit Choudhry works at the Berkeley Law School as the I. Michael Heyman Professor of Law. He is renowned for his knowledge and deep analysis of the constitutional law that is comparative. Sujit achieved his Master’s degree from the school of law at Havard University. He previously studied at the McGill University before moving on to the University of Oxford to pursue his Bachelors in Law.

More about him on blogs.law.nyu.edu

He took his time in learning and analyzing the process of making the constitution until he became an expert.  To keep up-to-date with his latest timeline activities, hit on crunchbase.com.

Through his work, he has traveled to countries like South Africa, Ukraine, Egypt, Sri Lanka and Nepal among others to offer his expertise in his field of expertise.  Sujit continues to share his advice on democracy, constitutions, and law as needed.

Read this relevant article on https://patch.com/california/san-francisco/sujit-choudhry-speaks-out-spain-catalonia