Sujit Choudhry and the Consitutional Transitions.

Territory Power of Constitutional Transitions is a book that was put together by George Anderson and Sujit Choudhry. This book contains several different essays that show all the details on just how many challenges that territorial disagreements make for a constitutional- process and constitutional design. The book has 17 different cases of countries undergoing constitutional engagement in several different context. These studies include small district territories, bi-communal countries, and highly diverse countries with many politically salient regions. The authors of Territory Power of Constitutional Transitions draw examples from places like Cyprus, Iraq, Kenya, Nepal, Nigeria, and many more.

 

One of the authors, Sujit Choudhry, was a Barrister and Solicitor in Ontario in 2001. He is an internationally recognized authority on comparative constitutional law. Choudhry is not only a leading expert on the Canadian constitution, but he also has written extensively on the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and Federalism, more times than not in comparative context.

 

Sujit Choudhry had been working as an advisor to constitution building, governance, and rule of law processes for more than 20 years. He has done work all over the world in places like Egypt, Jordan, Libya, and Myanmar just to name a few. He has also had to work in an extreme variety of context such as during ceasefires and conditions of political violence. Choudhry has experience doing many different things such as technical advice, facilitating public dialogue sessions, and even training civil servant and bureaucrats.

 

In 2011 Choudhry was named Practitioner of the Year by the Sough Asian Bar Association of Toronto. By 2015, the South Asian Bar Associations of Southern California and northern California each awarded him the Trailblazer Award. To this day, Choudhry sits on the Board of Editors of the International Journal of Constitutional Law and the Executive Committee of the International Society of Public Law.