Sujit Choudhry Says It is Important to Listen to People While Working with Different Cultures

Sujit Choudhry, a renowned constitution law expert, says that it is important to listen to the people and respond to them while working with different cultures. According to him, a constitutional expert should be ready to quickly immerse into the new environment and see things according to the people’s point of view to sort the issues. Sujit warns that people should not assume things as if they know the truth. He says that there can have setbacks when people are going with very fixed ideas and trying to figure out solutions based on that. Sujit Choudhry follows a strategy of constant reinvention to make success in creating proper constitutional remedies.  Check on for added reading.

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He explained what forced him to set up The Center for Constitutional Transitions. Sujit worked with various constitutions around the world to write new constitutions and amend the existing ones for many years. During those days, he found that a significant amount of reference data and supporting information are incomplete, non-existent, or outdated. Sujit Choudhry felt there is a need of up-to-date and research-supported data and information regarding various constitutions and developing methodologies collated at a single point of contact. Therefore, he established The Center for Constitutional Transitions in March 2012. Currently, it works as a platform for mobilizing knowledge for constitution building by networking with experts from various countries and making evidence-based policy options through thematic research projects. The outputs are provided in the form of manuals, reports, edited volumes, and country case studies, to the practitioners.

Sujit Choudhry is an I. Michael Heyman Professor at the UC Berkeley School of Law. He has more than two decades of experience in providing expert constitutional services. Choudhry previously worked with Cecelia Goetz Professor of Law and served as the Scholl Chair at the University of Toronto. Based on, he helped dozens of countries in their constitution building process; it includes Egypt, Jordan, South Africa, Libya, Nepal, Tunisia, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, and more.

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Sujit Choudhry completed his graduation in biology from McGill University and obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Law from the Oxford University. Subsequently, he did his LL.B. from the University of Toronto and secured his LL.M. from the Harvard Law School.  For Sujit’s contact/service info, hit on

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