Sujit Choudhry- The Constitutional Guru

On July 10th a team of experts dealing with constitutional Transition met in Kiev to discuss numerous challenges facing legal challenges system in Ukraine. The expert-led by Sujit Choudhry who is the executive of Constitutional Transition and their main agenda was to examine the Ukraine government semi-presidential system. The Ukraine hosted the workshop think tanks like electorate assistance, an international institute of democracy, and the legal and policy reforms and other intergovernmental organizations that helps to supports the attainability and sustainability of the global justice. According to Choudry, it was such a big privilege to discuss Ukraine executive powers when surrounded with constitutional experts. He stated that the concentration of Ukraine presidency power, weak political parties and the country legislature electoral system had played a big part in Ukraine semi-presidential system.

Sujit Choudhry was in the presence of other notable people like Sumit Bisarya of international IDEA, Thomas Sidelius of Dalarna University, Vladimir Vasilenko who is the human rights representative of Ukraine. The above people have years of knowledge and expertise dealing with constitutional matters and laws.  Additional reference here.

Sujit Choudhry served as a dean and professor of law at Berkeley University of California and before that he worked at Newyork University Cecelia Goetz where he taught law.  More to read on   He has extensive knowledge in politics and constitutional law that has made him have international recognization. Choudhry has taught and spoken on constitutional law in more than two dozen countries.  Check for a related article.

He combines years of in-depth experience and research agenda to advice on legal building processes. Some of the notable countries the has guided on constitutional building processes include Tunisia, Sri Lanka, Egypt, Nepal, Libya, Jordan, South Africa and Egypt.  Click on for more reading.

Professor Choudhry worked at Canada Supreme Court where he served the Antonio Lamer the Chief Justice as his law clerk. Sujit Choudhry went to Oxford, Harvard, and Toronto where he attained his law degrees, and he was once a scholar at Rhodes. Professor Choudhry boasts of publishing more than ninety articles, working papers, book chapters and reports. Related article on  Choudhry started and led the centers for democratic transitions a company that mobilizes and generates knowledge in support of the various constitutional building.

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