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Constitutional Law Expert Sujit Choudhry

In a recent discussion that took place among a group of law professionals in Ukraine, Harvard Law School-educated Sujit Choudhry spoke about the challenges that the country is experiencing due to its governing system. He stated that in order for the Ukraine to see constitutional reform, the current leaders would have to get together and talk about policy based options that will support the cause.

Having served as a legal advisor in his home country of India, as well as in other places like Libya, Egypt, South Africa and Sri Lanka, Sujit Choudhry is considered to be a top expert in the field of Constitutional Law, which is what led to his being asked to join the other experienced law men at the conference in Ukraine’s capital city, Kiev. After he had finished contributing to the important conversation by giving his views and advice on how the country can possibly find stability in its democratic process by strengthening its political parties and governing strategies, he said it was a privilege for him to be given the opportunity to speak about Kiev’s leadership powers in the presence of others who are also well-versed on the subject of constitutional law.  Additional article on

Born in New Delhi, Sujit Choudhry attended school in Toronto, Canada, where he received an LL. B. degree. He also studied Biology at McGill University, and earned a B.A. degree in Law from the University of Oxford. The Rhodes Scholar went on to obtained another law degree from Harvard. He was also the first Indian-born person to be given the position of Dean at the Berkeley School of Law on the campus of the University of California.  More to read on

Sujit Choudhry has won a number of awards due to his long career and experience in the law field, one being Practitioner of the Year, which he received in 2011.  Check this on  He’s also published many articles, papers and reports, and he’s the author of the books Migration of Constitutional Ideas and International Society of Public Law and Constitution Making. Related article here.  He is currently a law professor at Berkeley, and the director of the Center for Constitutional Transitions.

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