Republic of Korea

 

 

Research Contacts

 

 

Lyonette Louis-Jacques

Foreign and International Law Librarian

D'Angelo Law Library

(773)702-9612

llou@midway.uchicago.edu

http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/law/

 

Younghee Sohn

Korean Studies Librarian

Regenstein Library

(773)703-0187

ysohn@midway.uchicago.edu

http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/easia/

 

 

Research Guides

 

 

William B. McCloy, "Korean Legal Research - Selected Resources" (as part of program F-6, A Current Appraisal of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Legal Research, 2004 Annual Meeting of the American Association Association of Law Libraries (AALL), Boston, Massachusetts)

http://aall.omnibooksonline.com/2004/papers%5C40a_F-6%20-%20McCloy.pdf

http://aall.omnibooksonline.com/2004/TOC.htm

 

Korean Legal Research at the University of Washington (2004)

http://lib.law.washington.edu/eald/kres.html

 

Heija B. Ryoo, "Korean Legal Research Resources on the Internet" (Southern Illinois University School of Law Library, 2003)

http://www.law.siu.edu/lawlib/koreanlaw/

 

"Korean Legal Materials" (Center for Korean Legal Studies, Columbia Law School) http://www.law.columbia.edu/center_program/korean_legal/Book

Charlotte Bynum, "Korean Legal Research in the Cornell Law Library"

http://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/international/asianlaw/librarykorean.asp

 

Jane Macoustra, "A Web Guide to Free Legal and Compliance Resources on the Asia Pacific Region" (Korea)

http://www.llrx.com/features/asiapacific.htm#Korea

 

Guide to Law Online: Korea (Law Library of Congress)

http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/southkorea.html

 

International Economic Law Links for Korea

http://www.law.georgetown.edu/iiel/research/countrylinks/korea.html

 

 

Statutes

 

 

Kwanbo (official gazette of laws of the Republic of Korea; online beginning with 2000)

http://gwanbo.korea.go.kr/

 

Economic Laws on Foreign Investment in Korea

XXKPA3202.A28 2004 D'Angelo Law Library

http://www.moleg.go.kr/english/page%5Flink.php?left=left.php&main=econo%5Flist.php

 

Statutes of the Republic of Korea (Korean Legislation Research Institute)

KPA 13 1997 Northwestern University Law Library: N,HKO (request via CLAS/ILL)

 

v. 1. Constitution, National Assembly, election and political party, administration in general, public official, foreign affairs -- v. 2. Court, judicial affairs, police -- v. 3. Civil affairs -- v. 4. Commercial affairs, crimes and criminal procedure -- v. 5. Local government -- v. 6. Civil defence and firefighting, military affairs, conscription affairs, patriots and veterans affairs -- v. 7. Education and academy, culture and public relations -- v. 8. Finance and economy in general -- v. 9-10. National tax --
v. 11. Currency, state bond and banking -- v. 12. Science and technology, agriculture, livestock and forest -- v. 13. Commerce, trade and industry -- v. 14. Industrial standards and measures, industrial property, energy utilization and mining, electricity and gas -- v. 15. Territorial development, land, road and water resources -- v. 16. Town, housing, building and construction, information and telecommunication -- v. 17. Health, medical and pharmaceutical affairs, social welfare -- v. 18. Environment -- v. 19. Labor, sports and tourism -- v. 20. Land transportation and aviation, marine, fishery.

 

 

Cases

 

 

The First Ten Years of the Korean Constitutional Court: 1988-1998 (2001)

XXKPA2620.A49 2001a D'Angelo Law Library

http://www.ccourt.go.kr/english/decision10year.htm

(Translation of: Hŏnpŏp Chaepʻanso 10-yŏnsa)

 

Decisions of the Korean Constitutional Court (1998-date)

http://www.ccourt.go.kr/english/decision.htm

(also called Korean Constitutional Court Reports)

 

Hagŭpsim pangyŏlchip

XXKPA19.A36 Regenstein, East Asian/CJK

 

Taebŏbwŏn pʻallyejip

XXKPA18.A3K6a Regenstein, East Asian/CJK

 

Haengjong simpan ui iron kwa silche (administrative procedure cases)
XXKPA2764.A4 2002 Regenstein, East Asian/CJK

Chegyue jongni ihon pallye : taebobwon, haupsim (divorce cases)

XXKPA558.A49 2002 Regenstein, East Asian/CJK

 

Hanguk sahoe pojang pallye, sarye yoyakchip (social security case digests)

XXKPA1472.Y25 2003 Regenstein, East Asian/CJK

Kodung pobwon pallye saeginjip. kibon yukpobpyon (1986) (index to appeals court rulings)

Regenstein, East Asian/CJK (in process)

 

Kodung Pobwon pallyjip, 1948-1960. Hyongsa tukpyolpyon (criminal law and appellate procedure cases)

XXKPA3796.5 1986 Regenstein, East Asian/CJK

 

Kodung Pobwon pallyejip, 1948-1960. Minsapyon (civil law and appellate procedure cases)

XXKPA496.5 1986 Regenstein, East Asian/CJK

 

Kullo kijunpop : pallye haebu, chomun haesol (labor cases)

XXKPA1270.K565 1996 Regenstein, East Asian/CJK

 

Publications owned by the Library of Congress:

 

Taebobwon Changso mongnok

 

Hanguk pobsahak nonjo mongnok, 1945-1990

 

Choson Chongdokpu pomnyong saryo

 

Choson chongdokpu kwanbo chongsaegin

 

 

Databases

 

 

KISS: Korean Knowledge Information Services (Hanguk Haksul Chongbowon)

http://search.koreanstudies.net/

http://kiss.kstudy.com/

(subscription-based, and available to U of C; full text journals; Korean search interface)

 

Keris (Hanguk Kyoyuk Haksul Chongbowon / Seoul National University Law Library)

http://www.keris.or.kr/main/index.jsp

http://lawlib.snu.ac.kr/