Comparative law has become more important in recent times as globalization and internationalism continue to spread all over the world. The field is very different from others including international law and legal theory. It has contributed a lot to the understanding and developing of laws in this fields.
Comparative law has helped international organizations such as the UN to understand the laws in different countries and to come up with appropriate policies that suit the various legal systems. It has played a vital role in carrying out legal transplants. This involves taking laws from one system and putting them in another one.
Comparative law has helped to answer questions in sociology and economics. This is because it illustrates how different regulations worked in solving a shared problem. Sociology law and economics law have helped to grow the field by contributing to answering a few questions about the field. Journals put out on the field include the American Journal of Comparative Law, German Law Journal, and the Journal of Comparative Law.
Sujit Choudhry has had an illustrious career as an academic. He is an accomplished scholar. Sujit started out at McGill University where he graduated with a degree in science. He joined the University of Oxford and later acceded to the University of Toronto where he studied and graduated with a law degree.
Sujit worked at the Supreme Court of Canada as a law clerk. He then went to Harvard where he earned a J.D. Upon completion of his studies at Harvard. Sujit joined as an assistant professor of law and then became an Associate Professor of law after a few years. He later joined NYU as the Cecelia Goetz Professor of Law. His work here led to his appointment at UCB.
Sujit was appointed the Dean of the University of California, Berkeley’s Law School. He served for two years. Sujit is credited as being the first person of Indian origin to be dean at a top law school in the US. He is currently the Michael Heynman Professor of Law at UCB.
Sujit has worked with some international organizations such as the World Bank and the UN. Sujit has served as an advisor to a couple of countries during their constitution-building processes. These countries include Nepal, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, and South Africa. Sujit is on the board of editors of the International Journal of Constitutional Law. He is a member of the International Society of Public Law.