CT Fellow George Anderson Publishes Volume on Federal Rivers

Constitutional Transitions Visiting Fellow George Anderson is the co-editor of Federal Rivers: Managing Water in Multi-Layered Political Systems, which has just been published by Edward Elgar in the United Kingdom. While there is a considerable literature on the management of river basins across international boundaries, this book is the first to take a systematic and comparative look […]

CT Faculty Members Discuss Egypt’s Constitution at Roundtable Meeting in Cairo

On 13 and 14 December 2013, Constitutional Transitions Director Sujit Choudhry and Director of Research Richard Stacey attended a two-day roundtable meeting in Cairo, Egypt, analyzing and offering commentary on the then-draft Constitution of the Arab Republic of Egypt. The roundtable was organized by the West Asia and North Africa office of International IDEA and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 Welcomes Six New Visiting Fellows

Constitutional Transitions is pleased to welcome six new visiting fellows who will be joining us beginning in Fall 2013. The fellows will be at NYU School of Law for terms ranging from one to two semesters. Hailing from five different countries, the visiting fellows are legal experts, academics, and practitioners with a wealth of experience […]

CT Faculty Members Issacharoff and Kumm Address Constitutional Court Review Symposium in Johannesburg

On 11 July 2013, Constitutional Transitions faculty members Samuel Issacharoff and Mattias Kumm delivered papers at the 5th Constitutional Court Review Symposium, held in Johannesburg, South Africa. Issacharoff and Kumm spoke on a panel entitled “Constitutional Courts as Hedges against Democratic Authoritarianism.” Issacharoff delivered the lead paper for the panel, “The Democratic Risk to Democratic […]

CT Summer Researchers Advise on Constitution Drafting from Cairo and Tunis

As part of its ongoing two-year partnership with the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA), Constitutional Transitions sent three students from New York University School of Law to work as summer researchers at International IDEA’s regional office in Cairo. The summer fellows each prepared a chapter for a manual that International IDEA […]

CT Participates in Democracy Reporting International Workshop in Tunis

On 2 May 2013, Constitutional Transitions’ Faculty Director Sujit Choudhry participated as an international expert in a one-day workshop, “Democracy Assessment of Constitutions,” organized by Democracy Reporting International (DRI). The workshop took place in Tunis, Tunisia. The purpose of the workshop was to determine whether there are international law standards ‑ either in hard or soft law ‑ that […]

CT Director Addresses International Conference on an International Constitutional Court

On 3 May 2013, Constitutional Transitions’ Faculty Director Sujit Choudhry gave a plenary address at an international conference on the establishment of an International Constitutional Court. The conference was convened by Moncef Marzouki, President of the Republic of Tunisia. Creating such a court is an initiative of the Tunisian Presidency. The proposed court would serve […]

31 May 2013: Sujit Choudhry and CT Clinic Featured in New York Law Journal Q&A

This article was first published on 31 May 2013 in the New York Law Journal. The original is available here. Sujit Choudhry last month returned from a trip to Tunisia with 16 members of the recently established Constitutional Transitions Clinic at New York University School of Law, which he directs. Tunisian protesters triggered the ‘Arab […]

Introducing Constitutional Transitions Visiting Fellow and UCLA Professor of Law Stephen Gardbaum

The Center for Constitutional Transitions at NYU Law (Constitutional Transitions) is pleased to introduce Spring 2013 visiting fellow Stephen Gardbaum. Professor Gardbaum is joining the Center from the UCLA School of Law, where he is the MacArthur Foundation Professor of International Justice & Human Rights. A recent Guggenheim Fellow, Gardbaum is internationally recognized for his […]

Introducing Global Visiting Professor of Law And CT Visiting Fellow Radhika Coomaraswamy

The Center for Constitutional Transitions at NYU Law (Constitutional Transitions) is very pleased to introduce Radhika Coomaraswamy. Professor Coomaraswamy is a Visiting Fellow of the Center for Spring 2013 and an NYU Global Visiting Professor of Law. Most recently, Professor Coomaraswamy served as the U.N. Under Secretary-General, Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict and […]

Introducing Stephen Starr, @ConstDev Editor and Author on the Syrian Uprising

With great pleasure, the Center for Constitutional Transitions at NYU Law (Constitutional Transitions) would like to introduce Stephen Starr, editor of the Center’s @ConstDev feed and noted author on the uprising and ongoing civil war in Syria. Before joining the Center, Stephen spent five years as a journalist based in Damascus, where he reported first-hand […]

Introducing Constitutional Transitions Visiting Fellow Gianluca Parolin

The Center for Constitutional Transitions at NYU Law (Constitutional Transitions) is pleased to introduce visiting fellow Gianluca Parolin. Gianluca joins us from the American University of Cairo, where he serves as Assistant Professor of Law. “We are very glad to welcome Gianluca and all of our international fellows,” said Faculty Director Sujit Choudhry. “Their perspective […]