Constitutional Law Advisor: Sujit Choudhry

Sujit Choudhry is a significant scholar that has researched lots of issues on constitutional law and politics. His research works include federalism, semi-presidentialism, official language policy, bills of rights, decentralization and succession, constitutional design in ethnically divided society and many others. His recent publication is on Constitutional Democracies in Crisis? The book focuses on the tweet that was made by the Eric Holder who was the Attorney General during the tenure of President Obama. The tweet was all about the call for a peace demonstration in case the Mueller would be fire and named it as “absolute red line.” (

It is imperative for the constitution to be exercised appropriately as required. Professor Sujit Choudhry affirms that the Holder who happened to be the nation’s chief law enforcement officer fails to provide the challenge of terminating Mueller’s power. The constructional rules should be upheld at all times by both the officials and citizens. Sujit Choudhry gives a clarification that it is constitution rule that there is a limit in serving the nation as applies to presidential term limit where the president is supposed to serve only two terms. Failure to uphold that rule citizens can be mobilized for demonstrations to ensure there is democracy.

Sujit Choudhry claims that the tweet of Eric Holder is an indication of a democracy failure since it is not right to extend the term elected for without the consent from the people. When the constitutional rule is not adhered to by those in authority, they deny the citizens their constitutional rights. Most of the chapters of the professor Choudhry are based on the threat to constitutional democracy. In his publication, Sujit mentions media and World’s politics as examples of threats to constitutional democracy. In this regard, he further provides other countries as examples that have deteriorating political climate and more so a significant danger of democracy.

Moreover, Sujit Choudhry is the professor of law in the University of California and the director of Center for Constitutional Transitions, see Also, he has a more excellent knowledge of politics and constitutional law making him prominent globally. Professor Choudhry has over 20 years of experience as a constitutional advisor who has helped numerous of organization and clients.

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