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Sujit Choudhry is currently the Director of the Center for Constitutional Transitions. Formally, he has worked at Berkeley, the University of Toronto and New York University, serving in a variety of educational roles. Sujit Choudhry is world renowned for his involvement in countries like Jordan, Libya, South Africa, and Egypt. During his world travels he has advised in democratic transitional processes. He has been a constitutional advisor for nearly 25 years.

Mr. Sujit Choudhry earned his own education from a few of the most prestigious colleges in the world. He attended Oxford on the Rhodes scholarship; Sujit went to Harvard too, gaining a Frank Knox Memorial Fellowship (law.nyu.edu).

In addition to his primary methods of educating, he has also edited and written for a variety of text books. Sujit’s most recent contribution to the printed page can be found in Constitutional Democracies in Crisis? In this book, Sujit took an entire chapter and explained the ideologies of Eric Holder, who shared a somewhat extremist tweet in late 2017.

The tweet from Holder called for civil protest from both sides of the isle. “ABSOLUTE RED LINE: the firing of Bob Mueller or crippling the special counsel’s office,” the tweet began. “If removed or meaningfully tampered with, there must be mass, popular, peaceful support of both.” Eric Holder wrote of the importance that the American people be heard and seen no matter their political views.

Choudhry took to the new book to explain the possible different meanings behind Holder’s tweet. Sujit Choudhry said that Holder’s red line could be a sign of democratic failure. A democratic failure so critical that Choudhry compared it to a president ignoring term limits, election fraud committed by incumbents, or unconstitutional seizures of power.

Sujit Choudhry goes into great detail in the book, explaining what he believes to be Holder’s underlying message and his own opinions.

To keep up with Sujit, follow him at https://twitter.com/sujit_choudhry

Sujit also talked about Poland’s trouble from 2015, comparing it to Holder’s beliefs concerning President Trump and Bob Mueller. After the Constitutional Tribunal was appointed, Poland went through a drastic change in their justice system, check releasefact.com.   As of now, these changes have affected 13 different laws in their justice system. These are the type of extreme changes that can be seen once a person in power successfully attains more.

Sujit Choudhry is a world-famous scholar who researches in various fields on pressing issues such as politics and constitutional law. For instance, he studies constitutional design as a method of managing transitions from conflicts to peaceful politics, federalism, semi-presidential, bill of rights, minority, secession, and transitional justice among others. Sujit has contributed a lot to Canadian Constitutional Law. One of his recent publications discusses constitutional democracies in times of political crisis.

Sujit analyzes a tweet by Eric Holder who states that the removal or firing of Bob Mueller should be followed by massive peaceful demonstrations by the American people. According to Choudhry, Eric’s tweet is based on two things, the warning and that Holder wants the American people to air their views about the way officials run an office. Sujit insinuates that Holder means that the issue will be solved depending on how American people respond.

Sujit notes that Eric’s tweet is based on ‘constitutional self-enforcement.’ Sujit shows that he is surprised by Eric’s tweet. Choudhry says that Eric who was once a law enforcement officer is not interested in solving issues legally. He says that there is a tendency for those in power to disrespect the law and act above it.

Professor Sujit also gives another example of how people abuse office by stating that most presidents disregard the term limit by trying to change the constitution in their favour. Such a scenario is evident in different parts of the world including both developed and undeveloped nations. Sujit adds that autocrats have high chances of breaking such laws. Some of the strategies used to stay longer in office include suspending elections or declaring a false state of emergency. When such things happen, opponents tend to mobilize citizens to fight for their rights.

Sujit says that Eric’s tweet is a clear indication of a failure in democracy. Sujit Choudhry goes further to say that disregarding term limits could be termed as self-coup to stay more in power. Sujit also says that seizing power without an election is also equally wrong and similar to what Eric’s tweet insinuates. Sujit goes on to demonstrate how democracy has failed in other nations such as Poland. He goes on to say that courts should stand strong to solve such matters accordingly.

More views on http://www.iconnectblog.com/2017/02/five-questions-with-sujit-choudhry/


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