Sujit Choudhry recently found himself in good company when he came to talk about the Ukraine government with a group of experts in constitution building. Among the topics covered were constitutional challenges that the Ukraine is currently dealing with, the imbalance of the power of its president, the shaky political parties, and the general lack of stability in its government. Among some of the people attendance were Thomas Sidelius, Viktor Musiaka, Ihor Koliushko, and Sergyi Holovatyi. The experience and knowledge they offered, along with Sujit’s, were extremely valuable to the entire process.
Sujit Chodhry made note during the conference of the importance of constitutional thought leaders being involved in the process of making policy-based options. While the process of building a constitution is of interest to many scholars and intellectuals, it is most important that the focus remain on case studies and other available information that can guide them during their work. With Sujit on-board, all of the resources that the Center of Constitutional Transitions has are also. To read about his published work, check indiawest.com.
Sujit Choudhry is the Director of the Center for Constitutional Transitions and the I. Michael Heyman Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley – School of Law. As a known expert in comparative constitutional law, his opinion has been highly sought-after, and his gift to translate what he knows to the public through speeches has been appreciated by many. For more than two decades, he has advised different countries on constitutional matters and has facilitated dialogue that has taken place in the public between bureaucrats, party leaders, technical experts, and others. Read this relevant interview of the professor on interview.net.
As the Director of the Center for Constitutional Transitions, Sujit Choudhry has helped with efforts to put together a base of knowledge related to the process of building new constitutions. By working with more than 50 experts, that come from all over the world, Sujit and the Center for Constitutional Transitions has been able to produce amazing results. Related article on constitutionatransitions.org.
Sujit Choudhry was a Rhodes Scholar and has earned law degrees from Harvard, Toronto, and Oxford. He continues to learn more about constitution building, to this day, and hopes to see his efforts create a positive change in the world. More to read here.
Read his views here http://www.iconnectblog.com/2017/02/five-questions-with-sujit-choudhry/