As a result of the protest that took place in Catalonia this year:
With attendants reaching close-to, or above, 800,000 people the Spanish government, as well as the Catalan government, have a lot to think about. In light of the situation, Sujit Choudhry and many other constitutional law scholars have written a letter hoping that both parties will take the events into consideration and have an open conversation about the Catalonia’s people wanting to secede the Autonomous community from its country as an independent. Additional article on works.bepress.com
The letter that Sujit Choudhry wrote, along with other scholars in the field, also asks that the Prime Minister, Mr.Rajoy, take into consideration that if this is what the people of Catalonia want, they should have a way to express it without fear of repercussion from the government so long as the people of Catalonia remain peaceful in their protests. Read more of his views on politically related issues in this link on iconnectblog.com.
Sujit Choudhry and the several other leading constitutional law scholars also talked about how the secession of Catalonia presents difficulties for the Spain and its constitution. In order for this process to be as smooth as possible, both sides need to come to a constitutional agreement that would be suitable for all parties involved. For more reading about the Professor, check on law.nyu.edu.
Sujit Choudhry along with the other legal scholars put together the letter that would be seen by both governing parties involved. The contents of the letter would go into the specifics and urge both sides to prevent the situation from becoming hostile and violent. However, despite this, and despite the president of Catalonia procrastinating the inevitable declaration of independence in an attempt to prolong the ongoing conversation of Catalonia’s independence with other political parties. Spain engaged in hostility and violence with Catalonia in order to prevent the public vote of Catalonia’s independence. Relevant article to read here.