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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2018 K-Law Forum
The Rule of Law in Peacemaking in East Asia
The Korean Peace Process: Law, Diplomacy and Geopolitics
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
64 Morningside Drive
Hosted by the Korea Legislation Research Institute with support from the Center for Korean Legal Studies, the forum aims at advancing the discourse on the Korean peace process and its legal implications, particularly for inter-Korean relations, denuclearization and the Korean War. Based on the Panmunjeom Peace Declaration of April 2018, the topics to be addressed will include legal implications for Korean reunification, the binding force of inter-Korean agreements, the legal framework of inter-Korean exchanges, sanctions-based limits on inter-Korean projects, the nonproliferation rights and responsibilities of the ROK, the settlement of the Northern Limit Line dispute and the effects of inter-Korean normalization on the Armistice.
View the forum agenda.
Space is limited! Attendance is free but you must RSVP. Please contact Joan Wargo at [email protected] for more information.
Pathways to a Peaceful Korean Peninsula: Denuclearization, Reconciliation and Cooperation now available!
Please contact Joan Wargo at [email protected] if you are interested in obtaining a copy. View the table of contents and contributing authors.