Comparative Law is the study of different law systems. It involves studying the similarities and dissimilarities between laws of different countries. It helps us get a deeper understanding of the law. It involves analysis of different legal cultures such as common law, civil law and Chinese law.
Comparative Law harmonizes national and international law. Sir Henry Maine is known as the founding father of modern comparative jurisprudence. He was a British legal historian. He was the first comparative law professor at Oxford.Sujit Choudhry is a law professor at Berkeley. He is also Dean at the same institution.
According to en.wikipedia.org, before joining Berkeley, he was at NYU Law as professor of law. He was also Chair of Scholl at Toronto Law. He co-received the Trudeau Fellowship with three other Canadians in 2010. Professor Choudhry has law degrees from Harvard, Toronto and Oxford Law Schools. Professor Sujit has also worked as an expatriate in several countries as an international member of the constitutional making boards. These include Nepal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Ukraine and Jordan.
Have a peek on this http://officialsujitchoudhry.com/press/
He also seats at the United Nations Meditation Roster. He has been giving consultations to the World Bank Institute on constitutional matters. This wealth of experience led him to establish the Center for Constitutional Transitions. This is a center for knowledge acquisition on constitutional making. He doubles up as its faculty director.Professor Sujit Choudhry is also a prolific writer and researcher.
He has more than seventy papers on comparative law under his name. He has written various books such Constitution Making (Constitutional Law Series #2). He has edited books such as Dilemmas of Solidarity: Rethinking Distribution in the Canadian Federation. He is an editorial board-member of the South African Constitutional Court Review.
Check Sujit on his twitter.com page.
From the foregoing, it is evident that Professor Sujit Choudhry is a major force in Comparative Law. He is internationally renowned for having advised the constitution making process of several countries. He has written many papers and books. He continues to serve comparative law in various capacities globally.