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Sujit Choudhry Talks about The Center for Constitutional Transitions

Sujit Choudhry is a world renowned constitutional advisor with years of experience in this field. He is also the founder and Director of The Center for Constitutional Transitions, a firm that helps to mobilize sufficient knowledge that supports the building of the constitution. Sujit held an interview with the Senior Editor of the CEOCFO Magazine, Lynn Fosse on April 2017.

In the interview, Sujit mentioned that the idea behind the formation of The Center for Constitutional Transitions came from the lack of enough or outdated information that is required to build and amending constitutions. He said that The Center for Constitutional Transitions was meant to fill this gap.

Sujit added that there is an increasing need to interpret constitutions and as a scholar of comparative constitutional law, he believes that it’s the only way democracies can learn from each other. He stated that the notion that people had regarding democracy has changed over time as there is not a one-size-fits-all solution.

Sujit believes that to come up with a constitution that reflects the needs of the people; you have to completely immerse yourself in the new environment and listen to the people on the ground. You have to see things from their point of view.  Check this must-read article written by Sujit

In the interview, Sujit said that, over time, he has learned to use setbacks as a way of getting back to the drawing board and come up with new and improved ideas. For the full interview, hit

According to, Sujit Choudhry is an expert in comparative constitutional law, a legal practice that is responsible for comparing different constitutions. He has helped many democracies build new constitutions or amend the existing ones.

Sujit Choudhry holds law degrees from Harvard Law School, the University of Oxford, and the University of Toronto. He has published reports, over ninety articles, and book chapters on constitutional law. Related article on  He is currently working at the University of California as the I. Michael Heyman Professor of Law.   For blogs and latest updates on Sujit, visit his page.

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