Sujit Choudhry and George Anderson edited and released “Territory and Power in Constitutional Transitions,” a collection of essays detailing the challenges of constitutional engagement in highly diverse countries on May 9. The pieces offer policy recommendations based on valuable viewpoints of political climates and in-depth analysis of case studies from places such as Iraq, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, and Kenya. Sujit Choudry, founder and director for the Center of Constitutional Transitions, is internationally recognized for his work as a lawyer and scholar, advising people on governance, constitutional building, and rule-of-law processing. He, alongside George Anderson, a former deputy minister for the Canadian government and member of the Sandby Team of Experts, aim to offer advice for principals and advisers in government legislation.
Quoted by notable figures such as Nicholas Haysom and Nancy Bermeo, “Territory and Power in Constitutional Transitions” is recommended as a highly impressive collection of essays, implying that by working through collaboration, scholars and practitioners will be able to help advance knowledge that stems across national boundaries. Those who are interested in federalism, consociational power-sharing, and devolution will benefit significantly from the advice and original conclusions that arise from this collection.
Sujit Choudhry has been an adviser on comparative constitutional law for over 20 years. Working in countries such as Egypt, South Africa, Tunisia, and Yemen, he’s accomplished during ceasefires and conditions of political violence, making his dialogues on public and government policy a highly valued voice in government. Through assembling and leading networks, he aims to produce evidence-based strategies that effectively produce change. Cooperating with over 50 experts across 25 countries, Sujit Choudhry has published over 100 articles, policy manuals, and working papers to advise infrastructures to amend and change policy, giving experts a more in-depth insight into the law and the public sector.