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The Center for Constitutional Transitions Founded by Sujit Choudhry

Before you can understand the value of this new organization, you have to understand the background and credentials of its founder, Sujit Choudhry.

Choudhry was born in New Deli, India where he had his basic education. He moved to Canada for high school. In high school, Choudhry developed an affinity for biology, so he moved on to McGill University to take a BA in Biology. His academic distinctions at McGill earned for him a Rhodes scholarship, so he traveled to Oxford. He returned to Canada with a new degree, LL.B and a new passion for the law. Two post-high school degrees were insufficient for Mr. Choudhry who now attended Harvard, the first name in legal education in the United States. He concluded his legal education with a LL.M from Harvard and embarked on his professional career.  With reference from

With a handful of degrees, Mr. Sujit Choudhry was a sought-after academic. He spent some years in a variety of positions at the University of Toronto also serving on the Governing Toronto Advisory Panel for reforming the municipal governance of Toronto. From there, he continued his academic and political career in Canada including serving on the Ontario Broad of Directors and presenting cases before the Supreme Court. He acted as a consultant to federal committees in Canada and as a consultant to the World Bank.

His latest endeavor may be his most challenging of his life. His goal for the Center for constitutional Transitions is to generate knowledge and encourage foundations for democratic constitutional governments all over the world. He expects to work with think tanks, non-governmental agencies and global partners to help realize his goals.

Sujit Choudhry is the I. Michael Heyman Professor of Law at the University of California at Berkeley School of Law. He served as the Cecelia Goetz Professor of Law at New York University and the Scholl Chair of the University of Toronto,  check this on

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In the past, he has worked with Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Nepal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tunisia and Ukraine to build their constitutional processes,  more article on   With his Center for Constitutional Transitions, he has already applied much of that international experience in working with experts from over 25 countries.

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The Impressive And Effective Legal Career Of Sujit Choudhry Read more

The Impressive And Effective Legal Career Of Sujit Choudhry

Sujit Choudhry is a law professor at the University of California. He has spoken in more than two dozen countries on politics and comparative constitutional law. He has written for Canada on constitutional law and published reports, working papers, book chapters and more than ninety articles.

Professor Choudhry is on the committee for the International Society of Public Law, the Scientific Advisory Board of the International Journal and the Editorial Advisory Board Cambridge Studies of Law. He founded the Center for Constitutional Transitions with the purpose of mobilizing and generating knowledge for thematic research projects with reference from

Professor Sujit Choudhry is one of the leaders of three research projects and their findings is scheduled to be published in 2017. He has also been a consultant at the United Nations Development Program and for the World Bank.

He has written new constitutions as well as amended existing constitutions and acted in the role of constitutional advisor for democracies all over the world. He believes the questions concerning constitutional translations are asked due to non-existent, outdated or incomplete knowledge. He has said research is not up to date and inadequate.

Professor Choudhry spends a few hours each day writing and reading the very latest in available research. He talks to his policy partners and identifies the issues most important to various countries. His knowledge and output is available online in multiple languages. Check on

Sujit Choudhry works at the University of California, Berkeley in the position of the I. Michael Heyman Professor of Law. Based on,  he has been recognized internationally as an experienced authority regarding politics and constitutional law. He combines his field experience with research in his capacity as an advisor for the constitution building processes.

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Professor Choudhry founded the Center for Constitutional Transitions. They support constitution building by leading international networks to complete projects offering options based on evidence. They have done work with more than fifty experts encompassing 25 countries. They partner with NGO’s, think tanks and multilateral organizations.  Refer to, for further reading.