Sujit Choudhry: A Constitutional Reform Expert

Sujit Choudhry, who is the Director of the Center for Constitutional Transitions, collaborated with other top constitutional experts in Kiev on July 10th to discuss a partial presidential system for the Ukrainian government. He discussed the issues of transitioning the Ukraine into a democratic society and how it has caused some instability within the country. The focused presidential power, weak political parties, and how legislators are elected are just a few of the issues. Individuals from prominent university, international human rights organization, and political officials were also on hand to assist Choudhry aiding the Ukraine in a more peaceful transition of power. He also has experience assisting and advising other countries in amending their political processes. It was important for political leaders and dignitaries to discuss the current conditional reform in order to pave the way for a democratic transition. Sujit Choudhry studies other countries’ governmental successes and failures to assist in the decision-making process of constitutional reform. This is the mission of the Center for Constitutional Transitions, to provide knowledge and decision-making skills to governments that are undergoing political and constitutional reform.  Related article on

Sujit Choudhry is well known for being a constitutional expert and advisor. He is currently a professor at USC Berkley School of Law.  Related article on  He specializes in research on comparative constitutional law and politics. He studies constitutional law in a wide variety of countries in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. He has lectured and given expertise in over two dozen countries.   Read the professor’s answers to questions asked in an article, hit on

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Sujit Choudhry’s involvement with the Center for Constitutional Transitions has led to his knowledge in constitutional law among many countries to be used in the decision-making process of other countries undergoing political and constitutional reform. The organization has worked with 50 experts and 25 countries. They also partner with other global organizations to assist counties with peaceful transition of power.  To read more about his advisory works, check

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