Sujit Choudhry Ensuring the Promotion of Comparative Law Worldwide

Sujit Choudhry has had a very successful career in the field of law and has held a very dominating position in the area from the very beginning. He has studied law from three highly famous and reputed law colleges, including Harvard University, Oxford School of Law, and Toronto University ( Sujit Choudhry studied Bachelor in Science at the reputed McGill University in Canada. Sujit Choudhry is known popularly today for being the co-founder and director of the Center of Constitutional Transitions, which is responsible for propagating the significance of comparative and constitutional law globally. Currently, Sujit Choudhry serves as the Professor of Law at UC Berkeley Law College and has also been the Professor of Law at the New York University School of Law.

Sujit Choudhry has studied comparative law in-depth for many years, and it has helped him developed a keen sense of understanding about the subject and its importance to the world. Sujit Choudhry says that the world needs the comparative law to solve many of the problems it is facing currently, including the war conflicts, political disagreements, humanitarian crisis, and more.

Sujit Choudhry has given speeches on the importance and usage of comparative law in over a dozen countries and continues to be a key figure in the field of comparative law worldwide. He has helped many nations in their constitution building process, which includes Nepal, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Jordan (  Sujit Choudhry is also popularly known across the globe for co-founding the Center of Constitutional Transitions. It is the only such institution in the world that generates knowledge and information on comparative law and promotes it worldwide.

Sujit Choudhry recently gave an interview to Lynn Fosse of CEOCFO Magazine in which he delved deeper on his childhood, his perception of the situation of the field of law currently, and the future of comparative law. Sujit Choudhry said in the interview that a new organization that would centrally manage the growth and promotion of comparative law worldwide is needed. Sujit Choudhry noted in the interview that America needs to learn a lot from how other countries are developing and managing their success because the constitution of the United States requires amendments to adapt to the changing world.

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How Sujit Choudhry Became An Internationally Recognized Comparative Constitutional Law Expert

Comparative Constitutional Scholar Sujit Choudhry is a college professor and the founder of the Center for Constitutional Transitions. As the founding director he handles the day to day operations of this organization. This center compiles evidence-based information about constitutional issues which are sourced from other constitutional scholars around the world ( This information is supplied to policymakers in emerging democracies and/or nations that are looking to make improvements to their existing constitutions.

Sujit Choudhry says that he has helped many nations where they are writing or modifying a new constitution in the past two decades. Even though much information has been developed about constitutional issues not all of it is adequate, up-to-date, or complete. His organization fills in the gaps of knowledge through research and policy dissemination.

Sujit Choudhry points out he is an immigrant to the United States and has studied the law in three countries. This gives him a broad view of constitutions and what makes for a good one. One of the reasons he has been so successful, he says, is that he has had to navigate different political and legal frameworks through his life. Like him, both of his parents were college professors who made education the number one priority in their household.

Sujit Choudhry attended McGill University in Quebec, Canada, and graduated in 1992 with his bachelor’s degree. In order to earn his three law degrees, he attended the University of Oxford, the Univerity of Toronto, and Harvard Law School. He has also taught comparative constitutional law in both Canada and America at the University of Toronto, New York University, and the University of California . He now lives in Berkeley, California, where he has been for the past four years (

It was in 2012 that he founded the Center for Constitutional Transitions. He says that to date he has more than 50 experts in his network for this organization and has formed partnerships with a number of nongovernment organizations, think tanks, and global organizations. He has used the information developed to help emerging democracies such as in Libya, Egypt, South Africa, Ukraine, Yemen, Jordan, and more.

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