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Unprecedented Claim Filed with Constitutional Court to Dissolve a Political Party (December 23, 2013) by Sayuri Umeda

On November 5, 2013, the Korean government filed a claim with the country's Constitutional Court to ...

Topic: Constitution; Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: South Korea

Ban on Dumping of Food Wastewater in the Ocean Comes into Force (February 07, 2013) by Sayuri Umeda

The Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs (MLTM) of the Indonesia and South Korea concluded ...

Topic: Environmental protection
Jurisdiction: Indonesia; South Korea

International Adoption Rates Fall (November 29, 2011) by Sayuri Umeda

While the number of intercountry adoptions throughout the world sharply declined last year, the number of ...

Topic: Adoption and foster care
Jurisdiction: South Korea

Proposed Passport Regulation May Affect Missionaries' "Aggressive" Activities Abroad (February 24, 2011) by Sayuri Umeda

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) in South Korea plans to revise the passport ...

Topic: Visas and passports
Jurisdiction: South Korea

Act of Spreading False Information via Internet Not Punishable (January 10, 2011) by Sayuri Umeda

The Constitutional Court decided on December 28, 2010, that Korea's law that punishes the act of ...

Topic: Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: South Korea

Examination of Recent Incidents as Possible War Crimes (December 09, 2010) by Constance Johnson

On December 7, 2010, Luis Moreno Ocampo, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), stated ...

Topic: War crimes
Jurisdiction: International Criminal Court; South Korea

Special Judicial Police Squad Launched for War on "Knockoffs" (October 15, 2010) by Sayuri Umeda

On September 8, 2010, the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) launched the Special Judicial Police Squad ...

Topic: Intellectual property
Jurisdiction: South Korea

Conflicting Decisions on Adoption by Grandparents (October 07, 2010) by Sayuri Umeda

Two conflicting rulings have been made in South Korean provincial courts on the issue of whether ...

Topic: Adoption and foster care
Jurisdiction: South Korea

Free Trade Agreement (September 27, 2010) by Theresa Papademetriou

On September 16, 2010, the Foreign Affairs Council of the European Union authorized the signing of ...

Topic: Foreign trade and international finance
Jurisdiction: European Union; South Korea

Government May Not Have Standing to Bring a Defamation Action (September 17, 2010) by Sayuri Umeda

On September 15, 2010, the Central District Court of Seoul (a trial court) released a decision ...

Topic: Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: South Korea

Domiciliary Intent Matters When Computing Lost Wages in a Foreigner's Wrongful Death Claim (September 03, 2010) by Sayuri Umeda

Two recent decisions by the Seoul High Court (an intermediate-level appellate court) ruled that the domiciliary ...

Topic: Civil liability
Jurisdiction: South Korea

DNA Database System Established to Effectively Prosecute Violent Criminals (August 31, 2010) by Sayuri Umeda

The Act on the Use and Protection of DNA Identification Information came into force on July ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: South Korea

Permanent Dual Nationality Allowed after 60 Years (August 24, 2010) by Sayuri Umeda

On May 4, 2010, the Ministry of Justice of South Korea promulgated the amended Nationality Act, ...

Topic: Citizenship and nationality
Jurisdiction: South Korea

Multiple Legislative Actions Against Sex Crimes (August 20, 2010) by Sayuri Umeda

In 2010 alone, the National Assembly of South Korea has taken five legislative actions against sex ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: South Korea

International Marriages to Be Strictly Controlled (August 18, 2010) by Sayuri Umeda

On July 20, 2010, Korea's Ministry of Gender Equality and Family (MGEF) made a joint announcement ...

Topic: Immigration and nationality
Jurisdiction: South Korea

Korea's First Granting of Citizenship Status to Refugee Praised by U.N. Body (March 29, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin

On March 23, 2010, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) publicly praised the Republic ...

Topic: Human rights
Jurisdiction: South Korea; United Nations

Reaction Against Child Sexual Offenders (December 18, 2009) by Sayuri Umeda

Reports of sex crimes against children in Korea have been on a steady rise recently. News ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: South Korea

Free Trade Agreement Signed (October 20, 2009) by Theresa Papademetriou

On October 15, 2009, the European Commission and the Republic of Korea (South Korea) signed a ...

Topic: Foreign trade and international finance
Jurisdiction: European Union; South Korea

Food Reuse Regulated (July 31, 2009) by Sayuri Umeda

The reuse of food in restaurants in Korea has been a source of contention among consumers, ...

Topic: Workers safety and health
Jurisdiction: South Korea

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Last updated: December 23, 2013