Sujit Choudhry – Helping Mobilize Comparative Law Based Knowledge Globally

Sujit Choudhry is the name to reckon with in the field of law and is considered an international authority on the subject of comparative law. With close to three decades of experience in law, and having law degrees from the three most reputed law schools globally, namely Harvard, Toronto, and Oxford University, the thoughts and knowledge of Sujit Choudhry are used as reference world over.

In a recent interview with the CEOCFO Magazine, conducted by Lynn Fosse, Senior Editor of the magazine, Sujit Choudhry mentioned how and why he came up with the idea of forming Center of Constitution Transitions. He believes that stagnant knowledge is not useful, and thus, the building of a global organization would help in not only generating but mobilizing the knowledge world over. The Center for Constitution Transitions is regularly engaged in discussions and study regarding the comparative law, and the results are then mobilized to various learning centers across the world.  For the full interview, click on

Sujit Choudhry mentioned in the interview that as an immigrant of parents, who were both professors, he traveled to many different countries and studied at many different premium institutions. It helped him gain the knowledge about the political, social, and legal structure of different countries very carefully. It is what helped him lean towards focusing more on the comparative law.

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Sujit Choudhry has done his studies in law from some of the top universities globally, including the Harvard School of Law, Oxford Law School, and the Toronto University. Sujit Choudhry has also written many books throughout his career, which includes The Migration of Constitutional Ideas, Constitutional Making, and The Oxford Handbook of the Indian Constitution. See  He is the member of the reputed International Society of Public Law and is on the editorial board of the internationally recognized Constitutional Court Review. Sujit Choudhry is also researching on many different legal research projects in partnership with the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance.  Read blogs, visit Sujits page.

Sujit Choudhry presently serves as the I. Michael Heyman Professor of Law at Berkeley and has previously acted as a law Professor in the New York Law School as well. He is also the consulting member at the World Bank Institute.  With reference from


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