CT and International IDEA Release Report on Semi-Presidentialism in Ukraine

Sujit Choudhry, together with Thomas Sedelius of Dalarna University and Julia Kyrychenko of the Centre for Policy and Legal Reform, released their report, “Semi-Presidentialism and Inclusive Governance in Ukraine: Reflections for Constitutional Reform” at an international roundtable on April 20 in Kiev, Ukraine. To read more about the report and to download it (in English and Ukrainian) […]

A Plea for Dialogue: An Open Letter on Catalonia

The Center for Constitutional Transitions, in partnership with the Edinburgh Center for Constitutional Law, has released an open letter on the constitutional crisis in Catalonia, “A Call for Dialogue”.  The coordinators of the letter are Sujit Choudhry, Director of the Center for Constitutional Transitions & I. Michael Heyman Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley; […]

Current Research Projects

“Security Sector Oversight in Post-Authoritarian Contexts: Protecting Democratic Consolidation from Partisan Abuse” questions whether legal and institutional design (including constitutions) can create frameworks for civilian control without the attendant danger they may pose to political pluralism – that is, to achieve civilization without politicization. Security Sector Oversight in Post-Authoritarian Contexts: Protecting Democratic Consolidation from Partisan […]