Sujit Choudhry, Constitutional Law Expert, Co-Edits Valuable Collection of Essays

Sujit Choudhry, the Director of the Center of Constitutional Transitions and internationally recognized constitutional lawyer and scholar, has co-edited a collection of essays titled, “Territory and Power in Constitutional Transitions.” This selection of essays aims to address issues in the constitutional design process stemming from territorial disagreements. The 17 case studies included in this collection offer policy recommendations for countries with ongoing territorial disputes as they relate to constitution-making and implementation. These essays curated by Sujit Choudhry provide broad analysis in the form of in-depth case studies that are essential reading for scholars, as well as policymakers. “Territory and Power in Constitutional Transitions” provides unique and highly valuable insight that is directly applicable to current issues relating to territorial politics in particular high conflict zones including Myanmar, Libya, and Yemen. Sujit Choudhry and his co-editor have also collaborated to co-author policy paper under the same name that serves as a companion to the essay collection. Both the collection of essays and the policy paper are available online.

Sujit Choudhry, a distinguished scholar of constitutional law, is a leading expert on the Canadian constitution who has served as an advisor on constitution building, governance, and rule of law processes for over 20 years. Holding law degrees from Oxford, Toronto, and Harvard, in addition to being a Rhodes Scholar, Sujit Choudhry served as a full-time constitutional law scholar at UC Berkeley, University of Toronto, and NYU. Choudhry has received numerous accolades for his extensive work including the Trudeau Fellowship in 2010, the Trailblazer Award from the South Asian Bar Associations of Southern California and Northern California in 2015, and was named Practitioner of the Year by the South Asian Bar Association of Toronto in 2011.

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