Professor Sujit Choudhry

Sujit Choudhry attained his degrees from Harvard school of law, Toronto and Oxford. Professor Choudhry has served in various institutions including being a dean at Berkeley school of law, Cecelia Goetz, professor of law at New York and he, is also the law professor at the University of California.

Sujit Choudhry has attained recognition internationally since he has spoken to more than 20 countries on heavily researched matters and broad experience on the issues concerning politic, comparative constitutional law as well as building a constitution. Some of the countries addressed by professor Choudhry include Jordan, Libya, South Africa among many others.

Sujit Choudhry researches highlight a variety of issues ranging from politics to constitutional building as a tool to facilitate change from violent and conflictions politics to peaceful democratic politics. Professor Choudhry has been exposed to various political related events in many countries which have equipped him with massive experience which has also enabled him to pin down over eighty books addressing issues related to his field.

Sujit Choudhry with the help of other constitutional law authorities was trying to tackle the critical secession issue in Catalonia. They wrote an open letter to the Catalan and Spanish governments encouraging them to find common ground and have a civilized conversation on important constitutional matters.

They urged Catalonia’s president to demonstrate such a move and hold a referendum on succession and also not to suppress the citizen’s ability to conduct demonstrations about their opinions. They advised the two governments to come into terms of agreements through a constitution which considers the rights of both parties. The Spanish government took adverse actions which resulted in much tension on the issue.

Choudhry and his colleagues advised the Catalan prime minister who had no concern about the Catalan people and even went ahead to suppress those who were demonstrating their opinions that what he did was not acceptable on international law and a repeat on that would lead him to be charged against violation of human rights.

Sujit Choudhry’s other international efforts were seen when he traveled to Sri Lanka alongside other constitutional authorities to provide federal solutions to the country on conflicts among ethnic groups.

Find out more about Sujit Choudry: http://constitutionaltransitions.org/director/#Choudhry

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