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Sujit Choudhry is among the best scholars in the areas of constitutional law as well as politics. Sujit Choudhry has been a renowned researcher constitution building and has taken part in constitution building processes across the world in such countries as Nepal, Libya, Sri Lanka, Jordan, and South Africa.
He was born in New Delhi, India in 1970 and attended the University of Toronto Schools for his high school studies. He then proceeded to the McGill University where he graduated with a BS. Sujit Choudhry also attended Oxford University, University of Toronto and Harvard University where he graduated with various law degrees, read (Medium.com).
Previously, Sujit Choudhry was a Rhodes Scholar as well as a law clerk to Antonio Lamer the Canadian Chief Justice and President of the Supreme Court Canada. Between 2011 and 2013, he worked as a law professor at the New York University School of Law. In 2015, he was a keynote speaker during the Pluralism Forum organized by the Global Center for Pluralism. From 2014, he served as the Dean at the School of Law at the University of California Berkeley, more info on (Sujitchoudhry.com).
As a constitutional advisor, he is an expert in such fields as leading stakeholder consultations, facilitating public dialogue sessions with civil right groups, training bureaucrats and civil servants, performing detailed advisory work with the technical experts, drafting memorandum and technical reports and engaging parliamentarians and party leaders, learn more updates on linkedin.com.
Sujit Choudhry has received several awards for his role in Canadian constitution building process. These awards include the Practitioner of the Year, awarded in 2011 by the South Asian Bar Association of Toronto. In 2001, he was called to the Bar of Ontario. Sujit Choudhry would also be recognized by the South Asian Bar Associations of Southern California and Northern California as a trailblazer. In 2010, he received the Trudeau Fellowship which is the equivalent of McArthur Award in Canada.
Today, Sujit Choudhry serves as an executive committee member of the International Society of Public Law, in the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Constitutional Law, in the International Advisory Council of the Institute for Integrated Transitions and, the Editorial Board of the Constitutional Court Review. He has written or edited over 60 works in constitutional law, check http://blogs.law.nyu.edu/magazine/2011/introducing-sujit-choudhry/.