How Polish Government Altered its Constitutional Democracy
Sujit Choudhry is a well known international law expert based in the United States. He has spent a number of years studying and practicing comparative constitutional law. Over the years his research has spanned over a number of different political and legal aspects of constitutional law (wzb.eu). Recently, Sujit wrote and published a book with a chapter titled Constitutional Democracies in Crisis? (works.bepress.com). With this chapter, Choudhry makes a number of interesting things that talk about the current politics and how they are run. The chapter also reveals his commentary about numerous political issues such as how the media affect democracy in the world. He believes that the presidency of a given nation has become an autocracy.
During his writing of the book chapter, Sujit stated that the threat to democracy has started back during the Cold War. One of the key parts of the chapter is the Polish government. The chapter focuses on Poland’s Law and Justice Party which is a highly nationalist, populist party that has right wing views. This party recently one its 2015 elections and is now the majority in the nation’s parliament. Since this party has taken office, the government of the nation has done a number of things that alter the foundation of Poland’s constitutional democracy such as eliminating things that hinder its rule as well as making sure that it solidifies its power in future elections.
Sujit Choudhry is one of the leading experts when it comes to constitutional law. Over the course of his career, he has frequently served as an advisor and guide to many nations looking to participate in constitutional reform. During his career, he has helped national governments write up a new constitution as well as make important changes to them. Check constitutionaltransitions.org. As well as being involved in constitutional reform and advisement, Sujit has spent a number of years assisting government organizations such as the Canadian Supreme Court. After he worked at the Canadian Supreme Court, Sujit would move on to become a professor at two of the top law schools in North America. He would eventually attain the status of dean and serve a valuable leadership role at these two law schools in both Canada and the United States.
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