Understanding Korean Law

Understanding Korean Law

Professor Youngjoon Kwon
Spring 2018 reading group
W, Th, F 1:00pm - 3:00pm
1 classroom credit

Prerequisites: None

Exam Type: No Exam

This Reading Group aims to provide an understanding of the basic and core concepts, structures, institutions of the Korean law. Methodologically, we will engage in a comparative analysis of civil and common law systems designed to help students communicate effectively with civil law trained scholars in Korea and elsewhere. Thematically, we will cover the historical, social and economic factors that influence law, business and government. As for topics, we will consider a range of public and private law issues both from substantive and procedural aspects, with particular attention to the contemporary issues on constitution law, contract & tort law, privacy & information law as well as on current reforms in the judicial system and legal education.

Note:This reading group will take place on the following dates: 1/31, 2/1, 2/2, 2/7, 2/8, 2/9.

Drop Deadline:February 1 by 11:59pm EST

Subject Areas: International, Comparative & Foreign Law