Sujit Choudhry is a well-respected scholar and expert in the field of law. He has obtained degrees from the University of Toronto, University of Oxford and Harvard law school. After graduation he has worked broadly in the field of law where he has gained profound experience through the rendering of his services and carrying out extensive research. He was a Rhodes Scholar and as well served in the supreme court of Canada as a law clerk for the chief justice. The professor has specialized in comparative law where he plays a core role in the advisory team.
Comparative law compares the various existing laws in the world. These laws include; Socialist, Cannon, Civil, Islamic, Chinese, Hindu and Jewish laws. These laws are different because they govern different countries with different economies, cultures and social systems. The comparative law, therefore, assists two or more countries working together in cases of partnering in trade, signing agreements and when holding discussions to amicably carry on their businesses without colliding legally. It ensures understanding between countries governed my different laws. Sujit Choudhry has played a major role in the international comparative law where he has advised different nations which include; Jordan, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, Egypt, South Africa, Nepal, Tunisia and Libya among others. Source: tech.com.
In his very broad research, Professor Choudhry has written and published important articles, reports and book chapters. They include;
- The Migration of Constitutional Ideas (Cambridge, 2006)
- Constitutional Design for Divided Societies; Integration or Accommodation (Oxford, 2008)
- Dilemmas of Solidarity; Rethinking distribution in the Canadian federation
- The Oxford Handbook of the Indian Constitution
- Constitution Making (Edward Elgar, forthcoming).
His research is mainly about constitutional law and design where he addresses different comparative law problems. He has also contributed greatly on Canada’s constitutional law. More on sujitchoudhry.com.
Sujit Choudhry has gone ahead and founded the Center for Constitutional Transitions. The center’s main role is to carry out research and clarify issues concerning constitutional development. He has joined hands with experts from all over the world to bring out the best understanding of the constitutional law. He is also among the members of the United Nations Mediation Roster and a consultant at the World Bank.