On 26 June 2012, Cecelia Goetz Professor of Law Sujit Choudhry, Faculty Director of Constitutional Transitions, and researchers Christopher Roberts and Amos Toh, participated in a seminar to review the “Analysis and Recommendations Study of the 2011 Jordanian Constitution”, authored by Jordanian lawyer Sufian Obeidat and sponsored by International IDEA. The seminar took place in […]
On February 1, 2012, under the auspices of the Milbank Tweed Forum at NYU School of Law, a panel of experts took stock of the changes that the Arab Spring has brought with it and made assessments about the future. Panelists were Isobel Coleman (Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations), Mohammad Fadel (Associate […]
Turkey’s Constitutional Transition – Institutional Reform, Regime Change and a Bill of Rights – Are They Possible?
Constitutional Transitions turned its focus to Turkey in a May 8 symposium. Turkish lawmakers are in the process of redrafting that country’s constitution, aiming to produce a document based on the “will of the people.” Cecelia Goetz Professor of Law Sujit Choudhry, the Director of Constitutional Transitions, moderated the program, which featured three panelists: Ümit […]
To mark its official launch on March 30, 2012, Constitutional Transitions hosted an academic symposium bringing leading experts on Middle East constitutionalism to offer their reflections on constitutional developments in the region. The panelists included Asli Bali (Acting Professor, UCLA School of Law), Mohammad Fadel (Assistant Professor, University of Toronto Faculty of Law), Turkuler Isiksel (Assistant Professor, Columbia University Department of Political Science), Clark Lombardi (Associate […]