Comparative Law could be called the study of all the different legal systems that propagate in this world. The socialist law, Islamic law, Hindu law, canon law and Jewish law could be quoted as one amongst the many examples.
The modern comparative law finds its foothold in the 18th century, and before that comparative methodology was practised. Montesique has been attributed the distinction of being the pioneer of comparative law. Which is evident from his masterpiece De l’esprit des lois. Comparative law may be different from the fields of general law or international law, but, it proves as a medium to achieve normality between the two. Source: en.wikipedia.org
Sujit Choudhry is the world renowned authority on comparative law. He has been working tirelessly over the years to achieve such “normals”. He has a plethora of on-field experience due to being an integral part and an advisor to the constitution building process in many countries. Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Nepal to name a few.
His research basically focuses on the many burning issues in comparative constitutional law. Like constitutional design in ethnically divided societies, decentralisation, socialism, feudalism, federalism etc. He is also a prolific writer of the art having published more than ninety articles, working papers, book chapters and reports. His collections have been widely read by the audience of comparative law and have long been considered as materials with conviction. Check him on twitter.com.
Professor Choudhry is also the founding director of the centre for constitutional transitions, an institute that specialises in collating the research carried by experts in this field so as to provide the practitioners with a slew of evidence-based research. Mr Sujit Choudhry has been awarded numerous awards for his services towards the development and furtherance of comparative law. He was recently awarded the Trudeau fellowship, the Canadian equivalent of McArthur Awards. An award that is given for having done exemplary work in any field. He could be called a man with the highest moral fabric, working endlessly in an attempt to see a change in the society.
To know more about Choudhry, visit his site at http://officialsujitchoudhry.com/press/