Through comparative law, people can understand not just their own legal system but those of other countries. Comparative law is a century old study that compares the legal systems of different countries. This is helpful, especially in today’s society, because it helps people when doing business in other countries. When you do business in other countries you have to know the law and what is legal and illegal. It can also be used as a tool to help the harmonization of laws. Comparative law is an important thing to understand for anyone involved in other foreign relations or business with other countries in any capacity. For additional reading, hop over to


Sujit Choudhry is a leading authority on comparative law. He has developed tools that help foreign countries who are in a transitional switch from violent conflict to peaceful democratic politics. Through comparative law, Sujit Choudhry is able to help during that transitional period to make a smoother switch. He has helped many countries and consulted for the World Bank Institute and was worked as a foreign constitutional expert for countries in constitutional transition. He has worked for Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Tunisia, Nepal, and Sri Lanka when they were going through constitutional transitions.

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Sujit Choudhry prepared for his career in comparative law by becoming aware of multiple legal systems through his education. He studied and earned law degrees from Oxford, Toronto, and Harvard.  Sujit Choudhry was written over 70 published articles and co-authored books on the subject. He was the law clerk for a former Candian Supreme Court Judge, Chief Justice Antonio Lamer. To add to his credibility as a leading force on comparative law, he is a part of multiple boards and committees. He is a part of the Executive Committee of the International Society of Public Law, the Board of Editors of the International Journal of Constitutional Law, and even the Editorial Board of the Constitutional Court Review, and the Board of Advisers for the Cambridge Studies in Constitutional Law. His vast involved in aspects of comparative law add to the credibility of his knowledge on the matter.

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