Sujit Choudhry Applies His Expertise In Constitutional Law In Breaking Down Eric Holder’s Recent Tweet:

Center for Constitutional Transitions Director Sujit Choudhry is one of the world’s foremost experts in the realm of constitutional law. He originally hails from New Delhi, India and holds degrees from McGill University, Oxford, Harvard and the University of Toronto. Sujit Choudhry’s early career saw him working in the roles of law clerk for Canada’s Chief Justice Antonio Lamer. Sujit’s work in the field of constitutional law has seen him travel to over twenty different countries as a speaker on the topic, see patch.com. These trips include speaker slots in the Middle East, Nepal, Ukraine and South Africa. His research is also noted for the broad scope of topics within the greater subject matter that it addresses (wzb.eu). The transitional process that takes place during the switch from authoritarian government to democracy is a major focus of Sujit Choudhry’s overall focus.

Sujit Choudhry has recently written a chapter that will be included in a book entitled Constitutional Democracies in Crisis? This chapter puts its focus on a troubling tweet that was put out in December 2017 by Eric Holder, the former Attorney General of the United States. The tweet from Holder revolved around the concept that terminating Special Counsel to the White House Robert Mueller would constitute a major red flag type of event. The suggestion made by Holder is that the American people should have the final say regarding the situation. Sujit Choudhry has gone into detail about the implications of Holder’s statement. He points out that Holder is trying to set a precedent that the American people will be the final say in how this issue is finally resolved. Sujit points out that Holder’s position in this matter is quite perplexing given that he is the former top official in American law enforcement. Sujit Choudhry goes into some detail about other similar situations that threaten constitutional democracy across the world and likens the situation in Poland regarding the PiS as being comparable to what Holder has been suggesting in the U.S. Sujit discusses at length the concern that governments that were democratically elected make use of legal methods in order to bend rules to stay in power in future cycles of election. His final point is that courts need to straightforwardly call out autocracy when it emerges in order to ensure that the people’s voices in democratic societies can continue to be heard.

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Sujit Choudhry Reputed Name in the Field of Comparative Law

Sujit Choudhry is a well-known public figure who has dedicated his life to the field of law and is a prominent name when it comes to comparative constitutional studies (law.nyu.edu). He is also famous for being the director as well as the co-founder of the only institution on comparative constitutional law named Center of Constitution Transitions. Sujit Choudhry has worked with the governments of many countries in helping them restructure their constitution from scratch. He says that for the world to be progressive, it is essential that the principles of comparative law are established and implemented.

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Choudhry has given lectures and speeches in over a dozen countries on how vital the comparative law is for the world today and how it can help in diffusing the tension. Sujit Choudhry has worked as the foreign constitutional expert to help rewrite the constitution of several countries, including Sri Lanka, Nepal, South Africa, Tunisia, Egypt, Jordan, and Libya (patch.com). Currently, he serves as the law professor at the famous Berkeley Law College and in the past has also served as the college’s dean. As a leading professor of law and a world-famous personality in the field of comparative law, Sujit Choudhry is often consulted and interviewed about various legal and constitutional matters.

Recently, Sujit Choudhry was interviewed by the Chief Editor of the CEOCFO Magazine, Lynn Fosse, in which he discussed various personal and professional topics. He said that he grew up in Canada, and due to his parents being a professor, the interest in studies was vast from the very beginning. It is what led Sujit Choudhry to study law from three top universities. Sujit Choudhry says that one thing he regrets most is trying to be a perfectionist at the beginning rather than focusing on moving with the flow and learning from the mistakes. He also says that there is a dire need for an organization that would bring together all the constitutional experts together for discussing comparative law and its methodologies as well as for legal reviews, and to enforce necessary amendments as deemed necessary. It would help in bringing uniform changes in the constitutions globally.