Sujit Choudhry met up with some of the world’s most well-known constitutional experts in Kieve, Ukraine recently to talk about the semi-presidential system of the Ukrainian government and the constitutional tests it is dealing with. The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance and the Center of Policy and Legal Reform both hosted the meeting, which focused on how to make the government in the Ukraine work better. Choudhry was happy to meet up with other top constitutional experts and researchers and pointed out the fact that the democracy process in the Ukraine is unstable. Read more of his views in this important interview, check on iconnectblog.com.
Sujit Choudhry discussed the Ukraine government at the meeting with notable figures, such as, Vladimir Vasilenko, Thomas Sidelius, Sergyi Holovatyi, Sumit Bisarya, Viktor Musiaka, Ihor Koliushko, and others. Before this meeting, Choudhry had just released his work “Constitution Making,” which featured case studies, academic contributions, and articles that dealt with constitutional law. At the meeting, he expressed the importance of experts in constitutional law getting together to talk about evidence-based policy options that may help to back up the process of reforming a constitution.
Sujit Choudhry is an expert on comparative constitutional law and the I. Michael Heyman Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley – School of Law. Before this, he served as the the Scholl Chair at the University of Toronto as well as the Cecelia Goetz Professor of Law at New York University. He has spoken in countries all around the world about comparative constitutional politics and law including, the Ukraine, Yemen, Egypt, Libya, Jordan, Nepal, and South Africa.
Sujit Choudhry has earned law degrees from Harvard, Oxford, and Toronto, and was a Rhodes Scholar, as well. He has been in the role of an advisor for countries working on or forming constitutions for more than two decades and has helped to facilitate public dialogue between many different stakeholders and society groups. He has also helped with the training of bureaucrats and civil servants and has drafted many different memoranda and technical reports in his industry. For more of his accomplishments, hit on law.nyu.edu. As a writer, Choudhry has published countless articles, reports, working papers, and chapters of books, and he sits of the Editorial Advisory Board for the Cambridge Studies in Constitutional Law. Keep up-to-date with his recent timeline activities, click this.
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