CT Director Sujit Choudhry Speaks at UC Hastings Symposium in Memory of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens

On 8 November, Constitutional Transitions director Sujit Choudhry was one of nine speakers to address a symposium hosted by the University of California Hastings College of the Law, entitled “The Arab Spring and the Future of U.S. Diplomacy.” The event was held in memory of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens who was killed in Libya last […]

Tom Ginsburg Discusses Constitutions in Authoritarian Regimes at Colloquium

On 20 November 2013, Professor Tom Ginsburg presented several chapters from his forthcoming edited volume (co-edited with Alberto Simpser of the University of Chicago), Constitutions in Authoritarian Regimes, at the Constitutional Transitions & Global and Comparative Law Colloquium. Ginsburg is Leo Spitz Professor of International Law at the University of Chicago Law School. The chapters […]

Distinguished Panel Discusses Backsliding into Authoritarianism in Hungary and Romania

On 6 November 2013, the Constitutional Transitions & Global and Comparative Law colloquium series hosted a special panel event, featuring four prominent scholars and jurists whose work focuses on Central and Eastern Europe. The event featured Jan-Werner Müller and Kim Lane Scheppele, both of Princeton University, as well as Lech Garlicki and Wojciech Sadurski, both […]

CT Fellow George Anderson Works with UN Team Advising Yemen’s National Dialogue Conference

Constitutional Transitions visiting fellow George Anderson recently travelled to Yemen, where he is deeply involved with the United Nations team advising that country’s National Dialogue Conference and leadership. His latest trip, from November 1 to November 13, was his fifth this year. Following the removal from power of Ali Abdullah Saleh in 2012, Yemen embarked […]

CT Fellow George Anderson Lectures on Democratic Constitution-Making at Bennington College

On 18 November 2013, Constitutional Transitions fellow George Anderson gave the annual Ruth D. Ewing Social Science Lecture at Bennington College in Vermont. The topic of his presentation was “The Challenge of Making Democratic Constitutions in Deeply Divided Societies.” The lecture included a discussion of Anderson’s personal involvement in constitutional transitions, especially in Yemen, a […]

Introducing 2013-14 CT Fellow Wojciech Sadurski

Constitutional Transitions is proud to introduce Wojciech Sadurski, one of six visiting fellows to join the Center this semester. Sadurski is visiting from the University of Sydney, Australia, where he is the Challis Professor of Jurisprudence. Throughout his career, Sadurski has engaged with theoretical and practical questions regarding constitutional transitions, applying his thinking to national […]