Meet Sujit Choudhry, the Constitutional Guru

An article published in the release fact titled “Sujit Choudhry’s discusses constitutional challenges” highlights the Sujit’s constitutional expertise. According to the article by Brian Harris, Sujit Choudhry was involved in a discussion on the current constitutional challenges facing Ukraine. Other high-ranking constitutional experts to discuss the challenges posed by Ukraine’s semi-presidential system joined Choudhry who is also the Director of the center for the constitutional transition. The discussion covered the current challenges facing the system and was hosted by the Electorate Assistance, International Institute for Democracy, Intergovernmental Organizations, and the Center Of Policy And Legal Reforms.  For a better insight into his works, visit his page.

According to the article, Sujit Choudhry admitted that discussing executive powers before the constitutional experts is a privilege and proceeded to state that the democracy in Ukraine was still unstable. Choudhry believes that the concentration and centralization of the legal power such as the legislative electoral system and concentrated power of the presidency are some of the factors that hinder the stability of the democracy in Ukraine. The constitutional experts included Thomas Sidelius of Dalama University, Sumit Bisarya of International IDEA. The article mentioned that the members of the public agreed that the knowledge of such topics is necessary hence, they should be involved in such discussions.  For more of his published work, check

About Sujit Choudhry

Sujit Choudhry holds a master’s degree from the Harvard University. His first degree was in biology but he later changed to do law after he developed an immense passion and interest in law. He joined the Oxford University for his bachelor in law before joining the Harvard University later for his masters. Sujit has an international reputation in politics and constitutional law. Sujit Choudhry engages in wide-ranging topics in research. He also advises many countries on the process of building constitution.  Refer to for further reading.

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Some of the nations that have benefited from Sujit Choudhry’ s expertise and knowledge include Yemen, Tunisia, South Africa, Ukraine, Sri Lanka, Libya, Egypt, Nepal, and Jordan. He is also the Ira. Michael Hayman professor of Law at the University of California. He is the University’s first Indian-American dean. Sujit Choudhry well respected by both by the law students and legal experts for his great research studies in law and comparative constitutional law.  More to read on

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