Sujit Choudhry Helps Create Democracies Around the World

On July 10, 2017, a group of government and constitutional experts met in Kiev to to discuss some of the problems that the Ukraine was experiencing under its semi-presidential form of government. Sujit Choudhry was among the experts that attended the conference. It was Choudhry’s opinion that the government of the Ukraine was experiencing instability. He suggested that part of this instability was due to the president having too much power. Choudhry also identified problems with the electoral process of the legislative branch of the Ukraine. Additionally, Choudhry said that the relatively weak political parties in the Ukraine also added to the government’s instability. A note-worthy article of an interview of the professor on

Sujit Choudhry is a comparative constitutional scholar who is recognized around the world. Choudhry has very strong academic credentials. He earned a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University. He graduated with law degrees from Oxford, Harvard and the University of Toronto. In addition to his educational achievements, Choudhry also has an excellent professional background. Early in his career, he served as a law clerk for the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada. Later, he went on to teach law at the University of New York and the University of California Berkley Law School.

Sujit Choudhry has over 20 years of experience at helping nations transition from dictatorships to democracies. This transitional process often involves building constitutions that protect the rights of minority ethnic groups from abuse and oppression from members of the ethnic majority. This transitional process often must begin during times of violent conflict. Sujit Choudhry’s experience includes both extensive research and practical hands-on field work. Choudhry has served as an advisor to many countries including South Africa, Sri Lanka, Egypt, Tunisia, Libya and Jordan.  Related article on

Sujit Choudhry’s contributions to the field of comparative constitutional law are extensive. In addition to his research and field work, Choudhry is also a very active writer. He has published over 90 articles and papers related to constitutional law. He has also written several books including The Migration of Constitutional Ideas and Constitution Making.  Check this here. Sujit Choudhry continues to work tirelessly to help countries around the world develop democratic governments that protect the rights of its citizens.  For his timeline activity updates, hit on

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