President Pardoning Power

Sujit Choudhry attended McGill University in 1992 where he graduated with Bachelor of Since and later moved to the University Oxford where he specialized in Bachelor of Arts law section. Upon graduation, Sujit Choudhry enrolled at the University of Toronto in the Faculty of Law. To further his studies, he graduated with a Masters of Law from Harvard University. Sujit Choudhry is passionate and devoted to making significant contributions in the law sector.

In 2014, Sujit Choudhry founded Center of Constitutional Transitions where he gained interest to formulate constitutions as well as provide advice to various countries on how they can use the constitution as a tool to make peace and unity. Sujit Choudhry has contributed in democratic transitions of Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Ukraine, Yemen, and other countries.

Sujit Choudhry has been involved in helping countries resolve political issues using the constitutions. His skills and experience have been recognized by many; hence, he is the Constitutional advisor at International IDEA since 2018.

President Donald Trump, during his reign, he stated that he has the right to pardon himself, and this statement raised issues and many questions. Scholars have taken the initiative to research and provide final feedback on the same. Sujit Choudhry, on the other hand, bases his findings on the constitutions that state that the president has been given the authority to pardon wrongdoers.

Sujit Choudhry states that this section of the constitution does not state clearly if the president should or should nor pardoned himself. Even though President Trump has promised there is no need for panic as he has no intention of doing anything wrong, the constitutional advisor Sujit Choudhry finds it necessary to review this section.

After the supreme intervention, there will be a clear line drawn on the circumstances at which the president can protect himself. Sujit Choudhry plays a significant role in the law industry.

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