Sujit Choudhry recently met up with known constitutional experts in Kieve to talk about the Ukrainian government and the constitutional issues it is working out. He appreciated to be able to work directly with experts in the field including Electorate Assistance and the International Institute for Democracy. He also pointed out that the Ukrainian President’s power was too concentrated and that this along with the uncertain political parties and the legislature electoral system were causing instability.
Joining Sujit Choudhry at the discussion was Thomas Sidelius, Sumit Bisarya, Vladimir Vasilenko, Sergyi Holovatyi, Viktor Musiaka, and Ihor Koliushko, and they all added plenty to what he had to say. Mr. Choudhry took the opportunity to point out the importance of them all coming together to talk about policy based options that would back the constitutional improvements of democracies that are in transition. With Sujit Choudhry and The Center of Constitutional Transitions working side by side with other thought leaders, the future is looking bright. Additional article on constitutionaltransitions.org.
Sujit Choudhry has been the Scholl Chair at the University of Toronto, the Cecelia Goetz Professor of Law at New York University, and the I. Michael Heyman Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley – School of Law. All over the world, he is known as a top authority on comparative constitutional law and politics, and he has spoken in front of audiences in many different countries. His knowledge has been shared in chapters of books he has written, reports, and more than 90 articles he has published, and his comprehensive writings on Canadian constitutional law are well-known. To read about his published work, check on indiawest.com.
As the the Director of the Center for Constitutional Transitions, Sujit Choudhry helps to produce and organize information that helps countries in the process of building constitutions. He is at the head of three research projects that are being worked on by people all over the world with the goal of putting together policy outputs that that will be available for all to read. Mr. Choudhry’s experience as a constitutional advisor spans two-decades, and during this time he has facilitated public discussions, worked with experts in an advisory capacity, trained bureacrats and civil servants, and worked up technical reports that might guide others in the field. To read more of his achievements, browse on law.nyu.edu. Be up-to-date with his latest tweets, follow this link.
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