Sujit Choudhry – Helping Generate and Spread the Knowledge about Comparative Law

Sujit Choudhry is one of the leading attorneys in the world in the field of comparative law. He has spoken at many international events on the importance of comparative law, and his articles, book reviews, papers, and book chapters, are published in many international publications. In an interview recently with Lynn Fosse, Senior Editor of CEOCFO Magazine, Sujit Choudhry mentioned how he came up with the idea of forming Center of Constitutional Transition, and why it is important in today’s era.  For the full interview, read it here.

Sujit Choudhry firmly believes in the concept of globalization and knows for a fact, having worked with many legal organizations and legal institutions that the age-old legal structure comes in the way of policy making many times. It is for these reasons, it is essential for the legal structure to change in a friendly manner, and it is where the comparative law can be instrumental. Center of Constitutional Transitions, headed by Sujit Choudhry, helps in generating, researching on, and spreading the knowledge and information, regarding the comparative law.  Related articles on

He said that his background as an immigrant, where he had the opportunity to stay as well as study law in different countries, helped him gain a much wider perspective on why legal systems across the world need a final change. One of the things he regrets today is not forming an organization much earlier that would bring together law experts and scholars from around the world together.

According to, Sujit Choudhry currently serves as an I. Michael Heyman professor at the Berkeley Law School and has also served as a constitutional building expert for countries such as Ukraine, Tunisia, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Egypt, and Jordan. He has published over 90 articles on law, in particular on a comparative law that shall be made available in many different internationally recognized law journals. Sujit Choudhry is also the member of World Bank Institute, United Nations Development Program, and the United Nations Mediation Roster.   Important article on

Over the years, he has written many different books, which includes The Migration of Constitutional Ideas, The Oxford Handbook of the Indian Constitution, and Constitutional Design for Divided Societies: Integration or Accommodation? Sujit Choudhry continues to work with many leading legal organizations to help develop valuable ideas on methodologies of comparative law to be used internationally.  For an update of Sujit’s timeline activities, click on

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