Our Mission

Korea Law Center wordmarkThe mission of the Korea Law Center is to study and promote solutions to issues arising at the intersection of U.S. and Korean Law. The Korea Law Center was established in 2009 to serve as a platform for the knowledge transfer, exchange and collaborations between students, legal scholars, judges, prosecutors, policy makers and lawyers from South Korea and the United States.

First act of UCI Law Interim Dean Song Richardson: signing MOU with The Supreme Court of Korea, the first U.S. law school to do so. Pictured with Judge Yeon Hak Kim, Director General for Personnel Affairs, The Supreme Court of Korea.

The Korea Law Center is directed by Sung Eun (Summer) Kim, Assistant Professor of Law.

The application period for the Visiting Scholars Program for the 2018-2019 academic year has now closed. Please direct any inquiries about future programs to KLC@law.uci.edu.

The Korea Law Center is supported by charitable gifts and contributions. To make a gift to the endowed fund:

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July 2016 Korea University Visit and Meeting

  • Group photo of participants in exchange
  • Image of participants in meeting/exchange
  • Image of participants in meeting/exchange
  • Image of Korea U and UCI Law Deans shaking hands
  • Image of Korea University leaders with UCI Chancellor Howard Gillman