A team of experts met on July 10, 2017, to discuss the semi-presidential system of the Ukraine government. The experts also talked about the constitutional challenges that the system is facing. In attendance was Sujit Choudhry, the Director of the Center for Constitutional Transitions. Dalarna University’s Thomas Sidelius and Sumit Bisarya of International IDEA among other notable people graced the meeting. It was a privilege for Mr. Sujit to share and discuss executive powers with his fellow experts. Relevant article to read, check on patch.com.
During the discussion, Mr. Sujit noted that the democratization in Ukraine was unstable. According to him, the instability was as a result of the weak political parties that exist in Ukraine, the concentration of the presidential powers and the legislature electoral system just to mention a few. Sujit went ahead and mentioned the involvement of transitional democracies in making decisions on constitution making. According to him, constitutional leaders ought to put together and discuss policy based alternatives that support the process of reforming the constitution. The Constitution is an interesting topic for many scholars who will just engage in analyzing case studies and articles and in turn use them to put together information for reforming the constitution. Additional article on constitutionaltransitions.org
Sujit Choudhry is the I. Michael Heyman Professor of Law at the University of California. He also served as dean in the same institution. Mr. Sujit is a learned person. He studied Biological Studies at McGill University before moving to the University of Oxford where he graduated with a degree in law. More reading on law.nyu.edu. He, later on, joined the Harvard School of Law where he studied and attained his Masters’ in Law. He is internationally recognized for having experience in the constitutional making processes. Sujit has served Libya, Nepal, Ukraine, Sri Lanka and South Africa as an advisor on constitutional making matters.
Sujit Choudhry is the current director of Center for Constitutional Transitions. The center operates with experts from over 25 countries dealing with constitutional and political affairs worldwide. For updates on his recent timeline activities, hit on crunchbase.com.
He is an author and has published dozens of articles, book chapters, reports and papers that have assisted in the constitution making process. Learn about his published works here.
Sujit took part in drafting the Canadian constitutional law.
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