On July 10, 2017 Sujit Choudhry met with a group of constitutional and political experts in Kiev to discuss the government of the Ukraine. This group consisted of people who have dedicated their lives to helping to create sustainable democracies in countries throughout the world. Choudhry stated that the current government of the Ukraine was experiencing instability. He went on to identify several contributing factors to this instability which included too much executive power and weak political parties. Choudhry also saw problems with the electoral process of the legislative branch of government. A relevant article on patch.com.
Sujit Choudhry has extensive experience in the field of comparative constitutional law. Comparative law is an area of law that studies the various legal systems that are established in countries and regions around the world. Choudhry understands the strong influence that a country’s religious, economic and cultural values have on its legal system. Unfortunately, many countries have established legal systems based on authoritarian types of governments where the rights of ethnic minorities are routinely abused. Sujit Choudhry has devoted over 20 years of his life to helping these types of countries transform to governments based on constitutional rights and democratic principles.
Sujit Choudhry holds law degrees from Harvard, Oxford and the University of Toronto. He has taught law at the University of New York and Berkeley Law School in California. Choudhry has a unique combination of research experience and theoretical knowledge combined with real-world experience. He has served as an advisor to countries such as Egypt, South Africa, Tunisia, Sri Lanka, Libya, Jordon and the Ukraine. Choudhry has helped these countries develop constitutions during the transitional periods from violent disruption to a peaceful democracy. For more of his achievements, click on law.nyu.edu.
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Sujit Choudhry also spreads his knowledge through writing. He has written over 90 professional papers and articles that addresses a wide range of constitutional and political topics. He has also written a number of books on constitutional and political subjects. Some of his books include The Oxford Handbook of the Indian Constitution and Constitution Making. Check indiawest.com. Sujit Choudhry is dedicated to helping more countries transition to democratic governments based on constitutional principles that protect the rights of every citizen.
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