Constitution Transition with Sujit Choudhry

The Center for Constitutional Transitions creates and mobilizes awareness in support of constitution building by assembling and leading international networks of experts. The concept behind the Center of Constitution Transitions is to produce evidence-based policy options for decision-makers and agenda-setting research. Constitution Transitions has globally partnered with over 50 experts from more than 25 countries multilateral organizations such as think tanks, and NGOs.

Sujit Choudhry is the founding director of the Center for Constitutional Transitions after working for many years as a constitutional advisor to emerging democracies across the world. Sujit work involved writing new constitutions and amending existing ones. Additionally, he wanted to fill the gap in between the lack of adequate, up-to-date research impedes the effectiveness of constitutional advice.

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In recent times, Sujit Choudhry has partnered with the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, to co-lead three global collaborative research projects. The above projects include Dealing with Territorial Cleavages in Constitutional Transitions, Protecting the rule of the people Consolidation from Authoritarian Backsliding and Partisan Abuse and Security Sector Reform and Constitutional Transitions in Emerging Democracies, and Security Sector Oversight. Read a relevant article, click

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Over the years, Sujit have been affiliated with the United Nations Development Program and the World Bank Institute. Professor Choudhry is also an associate member of the United Nations Mediation Roster. Sujit Choudhry currently serves as both the associate of deans and Professor of Law at the University of California. Prior to working at Berkeley, Sujit served as the Cecelia Goetz Professor of Law at New York University, and also the University of Toronto. Choudhry is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for the Cambridge Studies in Constitutional Law.

Professor Choudhry is also a prolific International Journal of Constitutional Law author. He has written more than one hundred articles and reports. His written work includes The Migration of Constitutional Ideas, Constitutional Design for Divided Societies. His materials include the Integration, Accommodation and Constitution Making.  Check  Sujit Choudhry is a scholar of comparative constitutional law. He obtained his law degrees from Oxford, Toronto, and Harvard. He began his career as a law clerk to Chief Justice Antonio Lamer of the Supreme Court of Canada.  Additional article on

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