Expertise In Comparative Constitutional Law

Posted on February 17, 2017

Sujit Choudhry, the current I. Michael Heyman professor of law at UC Berkeley School of Law, is the founder and Director of Center for Constitutional Transitions. Center for Constitutional Transitions is the world’s first University- based center that mobilizes and generates knowledge in aid of constitutional building. Sujit Choudhry is a well-known professional in comparative constitutional law, which deals with the relationship of different bodies within a state. Sujit Choudhry was initially the Dean of the UC Berkeley School of Law and was also the first individual of Indian origin to be selected as a top US law school dean. Sujit Choudhry has also been at New York University School of Law as the Cecelia Goetz Professor. He was also a recipient of the Trudeau Fellowship and also at the University of Toronto as the Scholl Chair at the Faculty of Law.  Check this related site.

Sujit Choudhry was born in 1970 and attended his high school at the University of Toronto schools. He also studied biology at McGill University which is in New Delhi. Sujit Choudhry gained a B.A in law from the University of Oxford, he then obtained his LL.B from the University of Toronto and later on earned his LL.M from Harvard law school.   He has written on the constitutional structure as a device to manage the transition from vicious conflict to compliant democratic politics more so in ethnically divided citizens. Sujit Choudhry has also written over sixty books, articles reports and working papers all taking about the comparative law.  According to crunchbase.com Sujit Choudhry is an active member of the United Nations Mediation Roster and has been a consultant to the World Bank Institute.

Sujit Choudhry as an expert in comparative law addresses the core methodological questions regarding the comparative constitutional and also comparative constitution development. Sujit Choudhry is studying constitutional design in aid of transitions from authoritarian to a democratic rule. Comparative law, the study of the different legal system includes the civil law, socialist, common law, Hindu law, Chinese law, Jewish law and canon law. It also includes the analysis and description of the lawful foreign system, even when no clear comparison is made. Comparative Law has immensely increased in the current age of democratization, economic globalization and internationalism.

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