Sujit Choudhry Helping Diffuse the Tension Between Catalonia and Spanish Governments Amicably

Sujit Choudhry has always been highly vocal about the conflicts happening in the world and has recommended following the constitutional process to end such disputes. In a recent crisis in Spain regarding the independence call by Catalonia, Sujit Choudhry said that both the Spanish and Catalonia government should work together to ensure that the crisis doesn’t escalate and an amicable solution is implemented. Sujit Choudhry is a noted constitutional scholar who is also considered as an international authority on comparative law. Sujit Choudhry has helped many developing nations like Sri Lanka, Nepal, Tunisia, Egypt, Jordan, Libya, and South Africa to build their constitution.    Related article on

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Sujit Choudhry firmly believes that any world problem can be amicably solved with the help of comparative law and the implementation of constitutional guidelines. Sujit Choudhry has written an open letter to both the Spanish and the Catalonia government along with other legal scholars from across the globe. The open letter urges both the sides to engage in a dialogue to end the crisis rather than triggering it further to widen the ongoing crisis. The open letter asked both the governments to be open-minded when discussing the matter and take into consideration every aspect of Catalonia seceding from Spain, and understand if it is what the people truly want. Sujit Choudhry also mentioned in the open letter that the referendum should be held without any interference to know what the people want. However, he did suggest that the majority vote should not be the only deciding factor.  For more of his views on politically related issues, click on

Sujit Choudhry holds a degree in law from Toronto University, Harvard University, and the University of Oxford. As both his parents were professors by profession, the importance on education was always high in his household. It is what led him to focus on studies from the very beginning. According to, he currently serves as a Professor at Berkeley Law College and has also served as a professor at the NYU College of Law. Sujit has also written several books on comparative law and constitutional building process. He is also the co-founder of one of the most important organizations in the field of comparative law, namely Center for Constitutional Transitions.

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