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Sujit Choudhry Edits a Compelling Collection of Essays that Tackle Constitutional Concerns

Sujit Choudhry, an esteemed professor of various law schools in North America and the Director of the Center for Constitutional Transformations that is known for sharing and supporting constitutional design, is now being credited for editing the newly released compelling collection of essays called the “Territory and Power in Constitutional Transitions”. This reading material documents in great detail the broad range of challenges that territorial disputes pose to the processes of making and designing constitutional laws. This is especially important to countries that are in conflict like Myanmar, Libya and Yemen. 

Professor Sujit Choudhry notes that the book contains seventeen case studies of various countries around the globe, which are in the process of undertaking constitutional engagement in various types of context. These scenarios encompass countries that are bi-communal, smaller distinctive territories, highly diversified countries that have numerous politically prominent regions, and countries that value territorial politics but it remains secondary to other more pressing needs. The book draws its examples from these various countries: Cyprus, Iraq, Kenya, Nepal, Nigeria, Spain, Sri Lanka, Ukraine and more.

This collection of essays curated and edited by Sujit Choudhry offers policy recommendations that is based on a realistic view of the complex territorial considerations and political climates of each country. This volume possesses a concluding chapter the synthesizes all the comparative data from the various case analysis. The findings and conclusions were related to current existing research to optimize the results; thus, making this book an essential read for scholars, government officials, students, and the general public who wants to be well-versed in the constitution.

Sujit Choudhry is the perfect editor of this book, with his expansive knowledge about the subject that stems from his decades of working on this topic. This is also well supported by his impressive academic education, with his degrees coming from the prestigious universities of Oxford, Toronto, and Harvard. He has also served as the Law Clerk to Chief Justice Antonio Lamer of the Supreme Court of Canada. Right now, Sujit Choudhry is also a contributing constitutional law professor at the University of Toronto, NYU, and UC Berkeley.

Read more here https://blogs.law.nyu.edu/magazine/2011/introducing-sujit-choudhry/

The journalism career of Alastair Borthwick and his fruitful endeavours

Everyone has a life to live and have the opportunity to decide on what to do, which usually depends on their preference. It is often the case that certain professions are more demanding than others in terms of the time, commitment, and perhaps the confidence it demands. Media careers, including journalism, demands a lot of confidence and dedication as many describe it as a profession that is neither for the faint-hearted nor the cowards. Some people manage to set an impressive record from journalism even though it takes time. Alastair Borthwick was born in 1913, and he lived until 25th September 2003. Apart from being a broadcaster and journalist, he authored two publications that currently remain a classic across the field. 

Rutherglen is his birthplace, and he occupied Glasglow and Troon during his childhood. In connection to the former, he joined Glasglow High School. At 16, he handled Glasgow Herald. His engagement alongside “Open Air” page made him get involved with the climbing scene and blossoming hillwalking of Glasglow. In turn, he helped to foster with the articles concerning working class individuals from Clydebank and Glasgow venturing at the Highlands during weekends

Along the Fleet Street’s Daily Mirror, he got a job in 1935 that became a landmark in his journalism career. The failure of the London lifestyle to appeal made him make a move to BBC, where he served as a radio correspondent. In 1939, “Always a Little Further” underwent publication and is a collection of different pieces that he initially wrote for Glasgow Herald. At first, the publisher was not certain about the unconventional approach utilized by the book concerning the thing regarded to be the sport of the rich, and it matched their directors’ insistence. The book they produced remains among the best about all aspects of the outdoor activities within Scotland. 

He married his better half in 1940. Later, they moved to Jura where he incorporated fishing and crofting with BBC broadcasting. They moved further to Islay in 1952 and later went back to Glasgow. The 1960s refers to the moment that he got back into television, producing different programs on various disciplines. They later moved to Ayrshire before the nursing home. 

https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/2107808.Alastair_Borthwick