CT Clinic Welcomes Second Cohort of Student Researchers

Following a highly successful first year, the Constitutional Transitions Clinic is pleased to welcome the second cohort of student researchers. The group will act as a “back office” for constitutional advisors in the field, providing them with timely and comprehensive research to improve their effectiveness as advisors in the field. This year the clinic brings […]

Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki Meets with CT Clinic Student Researchers

On September 24, as part of his visit to NYU Law, Tunisian President Dr. Moncef Marzouki graciously agreed to meet with the student researchers of the Constitutional Transitions Clinic. The meeting included a discussion of his campaign to establish an International Constitutional Court. The students were also given an opportunity to ask the President questions […]

Introducing 2013-14 CT Fellow David Dyzenhaus

Constitutional Transitions is honored to introduce David Dyzenhaus, one of six visiting fellows to join the Center this Fall. Professor Dyzenhaus joins the Center from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, where he is a Professor of Law and Philosophy. In addition to serving as a visiting fellow for the 2013–14 academic year, he […]

Introducing 2013-14 CT Fellow George Anderson

Constitutional Transitions is pleased to introduce George Anderson, one of six visiting fellows to join the Center this semester. Anderson comes to the Center with extensive governmental experience in his native Canada, and has worked around the world to improve governance in existing and emerging federal systems. Currently, he is also working with the United […]

CT Director Sujit Choudhry Delivers Keynote at GCP Forum on Group Rights

On 3 October, Constitutional Transitions Faculty Director Sujit Choudhry delivered a public address on group rights at The Pluralism Forum of the Global Centre for Pluralism (GCP) in Ottawa. The event was a partnership of GCP, the Académie Diplomatique Internationale, and Constitutional Transitions. The event, entitled “Group rights: cultural difference or economic and political power?,” took place […]

CT and NYU Law Host President Mohamed Moncef Marzouki of Tunisia

In a visit to NYU Law on September 24, Dr. Mohamed Moncef Marzouki, President of the Republic of Tunisia, delivered an address on “The Past, Present, and Future of the Arab Spring.” The event, presented by Constitutional Transitions, was introduced by Dean Trevor Morrison and Constitutional Transitions Faculty Director and Cecelia Goetz Professor of Law Sujit Choudhry. As the […]

CT and International IDEA Release Opinion on Egypt’s 2012 Constitution

In July 2013 Constitutional Transitions and the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) prepared an opinion outlining strengths and weaknesses of the 2012 Egyptian Constitution. An Arabic language version of the opinion is now before the “Committee of 50,” appointed by Egypt’s interim government to draft a new constitutional text. That opinion […]

International Journal of Constitutional Law Publishes CT Symposium Papers in Special Issue

In March 2012, Constitutional Transitions held a symposium on the constitutional reformation of the Middle East and North Africa region in the wake of the Arab Spring. The papers presented at the symposium are collected in this special edition of the International Journal of Constitutional Law (I•CON), with an introduction by the Constitutional Transitions Faculty Director […]

CT Releases Briefing Papers on Constitutional Review and Judicial Independence

Constitutional Transitions, in cooperation with Democracy Reporting International (DRI), is pleased to announce the publication of two Briefing Papers on the importance of constitutional review in democratic transitions, and on international standards for the independence of the judiciary. The papers will be available in both English and Arabic, and are intended primarily for an audience of policy practitioners in the Middle East […]