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Sujit Choudhry – Propagator of Fundamental Methodologies of Comparative Law Worldwide

One of the most familiar names in the field of comparative law is Sujit Choudhry, who is also the co-founder of the Center for Constitutional Transitions. Sujit Choudhry believes that the world is undergoing a major transformation in every aspect of the political, social, legal, and constitutional spectrum. And, it is because of this significant change, emerging democracies should consider making considerable changes in their constitution to adapt to the emerging culture.

Sujit Choudhry feels that comparative law is the basis or the platform on which these constitutional and legal changes and amendments can be made with ease by the countries worldwide. Center for Constitutional Transitions was created with the idea of generating and mobilizing the concepts, fundamental principles, applications, and methodologies of comparative law worldwide.  Check this recently written article by Sujit on

In an interview he gave to the leading magazine named CEOCFO, Sujit Choudhry said that his immigrant background and the opportunity he got to travel around the world in many countries due to the nature of his parents’ jobs, has helped him tremendously as a legal professional.

Sujit Choudhry said in the interview that every country has different issues that have manifested in the society and have vivid social, political, and cultural problems that it faces. Having lived in various countries throughout his youth when he was studying law has helped him see the loopholes in the legal systems existing in different countries. It is why Sujit Choudhry strongly focuses on mobilizing the knowledge about comparative law.

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Presently, Sujit Choudhry serves at Berkeley Law College as I. Michael Heyman Professor of Law and has also held the position of Dean of Berkeley Law College in the past, check Sujit Choudhry said in the interview that if given the necessary funding and resource, he would love to form an organization that would host various major case-laws in the field of the constitution from across the globe.

Sujit Choudhry says that such a group can make a lot of difference and change the face of constitutionalism forever. Sujit Choudhry is also a consulting member of the World Bank Institute, United Nations Development Program, and United Nations Mediation Roster. For updates and blogs, visit his page.  Sujit Choudhry studied law at Toronto University, Harvard University, and Oxford Law School.  For an extensive reading about Sujit, refer to

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