From the process of globalization of law, the comparative constitutional law has acquired a leading role for a better understanding and solution of the old and new constitutional challenges, both national and international. For this reason, it presents some presuppositions and thematic considerations to be taken into account for the development of the national constitutional order within the framework of comparative constitutional law, such as universality and relativism of human rights The concept of constitutional power and democracy; the standards of free elections and judicial independence; freedom of expression, plurality of information and access to public information; Economic, social and cultural rights; they are the new fundamental rights. Source: constitutionaltransitions.org
Now, the motor of this process has been no other than the evaluation of the human person and fundamental rights as the central axis of the constitutional democratic state; this evaluation has become a universal principle common to different societies, cultures and even religions of the world.
Sujit Choudhry, the founding Director of the Center for Constitutional Transitions, a university-based center that generates and mobilizes knowledge and whose purpose is to make a brief analysis of the current situation of comparative constitutional law, highlighting the development of supranational integration and globalization, as well as one of its main current features, which is the intensification of influences between different legal systems, between what are known as common law systems and civil law systems. He is also a Professor at Berkeley, and before that, he was Professor of Law at the NYU School of Law, and Scholl Chair at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto. Sujit Choudhry has been an advisor for the United Nations and the World Bank and is committed to causes of democracy and social rights.
Thus, according to about.me, he understands the challenges of contemporary constitutionalism are not limited to overcoming authoritarian remnants of democracy, but they also imply facing extreme poverty and promoting sustainable economic development, overcoming ecological threats to the Earth. He has focused on the importance of linking different global organizations to society, and has written several books on the need to respect human rights in the face of such phenomena as the waves of international migrants cannot be ignored. The fight against terrorism and religious fundamentalism; the fight against drug trafficking; the production of weapons of high destructive power and their use in internal and international armed conflicts; ethical deficits in politics and in business; and he is currently focusing on studies that cover the transition of countries going from an authoritarian to a democratic rule.
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