One of the most sought-after branches of law, the Comparative Law has got more attention in the recent years considering the globalization. It has become increasingly important to learn about various laws existing in different countries and comparing it to find the best possible ones and diverse laws that are practiced around the world. An expert in different laws would always have a better understanding and choice on various legal issues.
The demand for International and Comparative Law experts have gone up in the recent years as the business between different countries has grown exponentially. The proper functioning of businesses across the borders and need of resolution on disputes are bringing the necessity of an expert who knows laws of different countries. Considering the advanced knowledge required on various laws, it is not easy to find such a legal expert with a great reputation.
Sujit Choudhry, I. Michael Heyman Professor of Law at Berkeley – School of Law, is different in that aspect. His expertise has made him the advisory to constitution building process for various countries including Jordan, Libya, Nepal, Egypt, Sri Lanka, South Africa, etc. Sujit also did his research on various constitutions and developed a constitutional design tool that can transform turmoil into peace democratic process, where ethnic conflicts are part of the society. As part of his research, he wrote about many constitutions including Canadian constitutional law to give more insights about what it is directing to, buy his book at Amazon.com.
Apart from the research, Sujit wrote ninety articles, reports, working papers and book chapters. He has written The Oxford Handbook of the Indian Constitution and co-written Constitution Making (Constitutional Law series, #2), read it at http://icon.oxfordjournals.org/content/7/1/170.full. Due to his extensive knowledge and expertise, he is part of many committees including Executive Committee of the International Society of Public Law. He is also a member of the Board of Editors of the International Journal of Constitutional Law, Board of Advisers for the Cambridge Studies in Constitutional Law, etc.
Sujit is a consultant to World Bank Institute and a member of the United Nations Mediation Roster. More than 20 years of his career saw him taking up several positions including Assistant Professor of Law at University of Toronto Faculty of Law, Global Visiting Professor of Law at New York University School of Law, Scholl Chair at University of Toronto Faculty of Law, etc. He holds Bachelor of Law from University of Oxford and University of Toronto. He also completed his Master of Laws from Harvard Law School.