Sujit Choudhry – Helping Mobilize Knowledge and Information on Comparative Law

Sujit Choudhry is an attorney of international reputed and presently serves as I. Michael Heyman professor of law at Berkeley Law College, where he has previously served as Dean as well. Sujit Choudhry in an interview with the senior editor of CEOCFO Magazine, Lynn Fosse, disclosed why he started Center of Constitution Transitions, and why he believes that comparative law would be one of the most important legislation in the era of globalization.

Sujit Choudhry in the interview said that primary motive behind opening Center of Constitution Transitions is to generate as well as mobilize knowledge related to comparative law globally. The institution conducts extensive and independent research on the implications as well as methodologies of comparative law, and how it can help in today’s date. Sujit Choudhry said that while working in different countries as a constitutional advisor, he had an opportunity to travel around the world and study laws of the various countries. It helped him realize that there were loopholes in the legal systems of many countries that needed amendment. Many questions are unanswered by the legislations available today when challenged by today’s globalization, and it is this gap that is filled by the comparative law. For the full interview, hit on

Sujit Choudhry has worked as a foreign constitutional expert for many countries on behalf of the United Nations. Some of the countries Sujit helped in building constitution are Nepal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Egypt, Jordan, and more. Sujit Choudhry has written over 90 articles, book chapters, reviews, and papers that are published in internationally recognized law journals and books. Sujit Choudhry said in the interview that one of the things he regrets not doing earlier is forming an organization that would bring the legal experts, research scholars, and other practitioners together. For more of Sujit, visit his page.

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He said he regrets not forming such global knowledge networks earlier, which would have helped in generating a tremendous amount of knowledge on various law niches much easily through effective brainstorming and discussions on different topics that are an issue today. According to,  Sujit Choudhry is the member of World Bank Institute, United Nations Development Program, and United Nations Mediation Roster.  For updates with Sujit timeline activities, click on

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