Sujit Choudhry is famous for the massive role he has played in law and constitutions review. Also, he has strived to change political views of people. He is considered being a constitutional expert as well as an advisor. Born in 1970, Sujit attended McGill University where he attained a Bachelor of Science Degree. In 1996, he graduated with a Law Degree from University of Toronto, and later attended Harvard Law for his Master’s Degree. More to read on blogs.law.nyu.edu.
Sujit Choudhry began his law career as a law clerk in the Supreme Court of Canada. In 1999, he started serving as an assistant professor of Law at the University of Toronto. He moved to New York to Lecture law at the New York School of Law. Currently, Sujit works at the Berkeley School of law as an I. Michael Heyman Professor of Law. Other than being United Nation Mediation Roster member he is also a consultant to the World Bank Institute. A must-read article here.
Professor Sujit has addressed over 20 countries and acted as an advisor to countries like Egypt, Libya, South Africa, Ukraine, Yemen, and Jordan in the constitution developing processes. This year, there will be a publishing of research on policy outputs in which Sujit is currently co-leading. Choudhry has continuously received awards for his work from both the institutions and countries he has worked. In 2011, for example, he won the Practitioner of the Year award from the South Asian Bar association. Check this on law.nyu.edu.
For over 20 years, Professor Choudhry has used his experience to facilitate public dialogues, train civil servants, engage political leaders, and outline technical memoranda. He directs the Center for Constitutional Transitions that generates and mobilizes knowledge in support of the constitution development. Through, Sujit Choudhry, a partnership with the International Institute for Democracy, and electoral assistance has been formed to work with experts and other countries. Additional article on constitutionaltransitions.org.
As a writer, the professor has published books, papers, journals, and written reports. His broad research on a variety of issues in comparative constitutional law and politics helped him write extensively on the Canadian legal law. He has broadly researched on comparative constitutional law and constitutional design as a technique to carry out peaceful transitions. Related article on indiawest.com.