Center for Korean Legal Studies
The Center for Korean Legal Studies at Columbia Law School has been at the forefront of research on Korean law in the United States for more than 20 years.
The Center for Korean Legal Studies offers:
- A space devoted entirely to the study of both the South and North Korean legal systems in the United States at an academic institution.
- Courses focused on Korean law, such as Korean Legal System in the Global Economy and Geopolitics of Law and Conflict on the Korean Peninsula.
- Events engaging leading government practitioners and legal scholars on contemporary issues.
- Opportunities for practitioners and those in academia interested in pursuing legal research related to Korea at one of the world's top law schools for international and comparative law to participate as visiting scholars.
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"Beyond the 'San Francisco System': Seeking a Peace Regime in East Asia"
Center for Korean Legal Studies Director Jeong-Ho Roh will be among the panelists in a two-part conference that will bring together scholars and experts on history, politics and international law from the US, Japan, Korea, and China to discuss the legacies and problems of the San Francisco Treaty system and the search for an appropriate peace regime for contemporary East Asia. Hosted by the Center for Korean Research at the Weatherhead East Asian Institute at Columbia University.
October 28-29, 2016, Columbia University
Friday, October 28, 2016, 8:30AM – 6:00PM
1501 Kellogg Center, International Affairs Building
Saturday, October 29, 2016, 9:00AM – 12:00PM
International Affairs Building, Room 918
Register and read more about the conference.