Sujit Choudhry’s Take on Spain and Catalonia

Sujit Choudhry is a Professor of Law at the California University, Berkeley School of Law. Recently,he was the Cecelia Goetz Professor of Law at New York university. He also serves as the School’s Chair at the University of Toronto. When it comes to authority on relative constitutional law and politics he internationally recognized. Mr. Sujit has had talks in over twelve countries; he possesses a wide range of research agenda with in-depth field knowledge. This makes him a very intelligent and insightful man.  Refer to for a related article.

For over two decades, Mr. Choudhry has served as the constitutional advisor in a number of contexts like ceasefires and drafting of reports concerning conditions of violence related to politics. He is experienced in public dialogue facilitation, leading of stakeholder’s consultations, performance of detailed advisory, training of civil servants together with bureaucrats.  For further reference, hop over to

The plea

Sujit Choudhry wrote an open letter to both the Catalan and Spanish administrations concerning the disaster in Catalonia that pleaded both sides to participate in talks. He was assisted by together three other law experts, including Zoran Oklopcic who serves at the Department of Law and Legal Studies in University of Carleton. Asanga Welikala, a Public Law lecturer at the School of Law in Edinburgh University.   Read about his published work, check on

Asanga also serves as the Director for Constitutional Law at the Edinburgh Centre. Last on the team was Robert Howse, a Professor of International Law at the school of Law School in the University New York. Their hopewas for members the two administrations to respond in nice faith and to possess open minds during the discussions concerning their constitutional matters.

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The scholars addressed that Catalonian President Puigdemont should demonstrate his commitment to secede from Spain. These scholars have a belief that its best for the president and can be achieved by him arranging a talk that will affirm the needs of Catalan citizens. The letter also summoned Prime Minister Rajoy of Spain to agree to the reality that secession is by far the thing many Catalan citizens want and to desist from doing something against their desire. The letter addressed that the referendum presented troubles for constitutional order of Spanish.

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