Recently, the region in Spain known as Catalonia had a vote for their independence from the country. Several scholars specializing in constitutional law authored a letter to the governments of Catalonia and Spain expressing the desire to see some sort of agreement as opposed to the gridlock that has taken place. There is a real curiosity concerning how committed President Puigdemont is to secession, and what his plans are. Regardless, many of the Catalan people seem to want the secession. Of the academics that authored the letter include constitutional law expert Sujit Choudhry.
Sujit Choudhry is a world renown advisor and expert on constitutional law. His vast knowledge on the subject is prodigious. He has degrees from prestigious colleges such as Harvard, Oxford, and the University of Toronto, as well as having an impressive work history. Additional article on works.bepress.com. Sujit Choudhry served as a co-founder for the Center of Constitutional Transitions, an institution that creates and facilitates information in support of constitution building by gathering and directing global organizations of professionals to create policy options based on hard evidence for various types of organizations. Related reading here.
Sujit Choudhry also holds distinguished honors such as the Michael Heyman Professor of Law. Before that he was the Cecilia Goetz Professor of Law, and the Scholll Chair at Toronto University. A world-wide expert on constitutional law and politics, Choudhry has also been a constitutional advisor for 20 years now. With almost 100 articles published, Choudhry has also authored several books within his fields of expertise. More of this on constitutionaltransitions.org.
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Sujit Choudhry has provided consultation to such organizations as the United Nations as well as the World Bank Institute. Choudhry’s peers acknowledge him as a respected authority in his field, he has travelled to several countries giving conferences on various issues such as decentralization, federalism, secession, the rights of minorities and other protected groups, and more. If you’re interested in learning more about Mr. Choudhry, visit his website, click sujitchoudhry.com.