Scholars in Residence

The Korea Law Center welcomes scholars in residence from South Korea. The visitors during the 2017-2018 academic year are:

Dae Gun Choe
  • Public Prosecutor, Seoul Central District Public Prosecutors’ Office, 2016-Current
    Participated in investigation of crimes threatening national security, election crimes
  • Public Prosecutor, Ministry of Justice, Republic of Korea, 2014-2015
    Task Force to examine constitutionality of the United Progressive Party
    Participated in Constitutional Trial to dissolve the UPP accused of links to North Korea
  • Public Prosecutor, Ministry of Justice, Republic of Korea, 2013-2014
    Office of Unification Legal Affairs Division
    Participated in conference with North Korea, wrote Unification-preparation manual, participated in international conferences (Weapons of mass destruction prevention; Sweden, France, Russia, New Zealand)
  • Full CV >
Xuejing Du
  • Professor, School of Criminal Justice, Shanghai University of Political Science and Law, July 2005–Present
  • Part-time Lawyer, Shanghai RiYin Law Firm, Sept. 2006–Present
  • Deputy Chief Procurator, People’s Procuratorate of FengXian District, Shanghai, Sept. 2012–Sept. 2013
  • Full CV >
Ha Yurl Kim
  • School of Law, Korea University
    Professor of Law, Ph.D., 2011-Current
  • School of Law, Korea University
    Associate Professor, 2008-2010
  • Sookmyung Women’s University
    Adjunct Professor, 1999-2001
  • Constitutional Court
    Reporting Attorney, 1993-2007
  • Seoul Southern District Prosecutor’s Office
    Attorney, 1992-1993
  • Full CV >
Jiyoung Kim
  • UIJEONGBU DISTRICT COURT, GOYANG BRANCH
    Presiding Judge of a single judge panel dealing with civil cases, March 2013-Present
  • DAEGU DISTRICT COURT
    Presiding Judge of a single judge panel dealing with civil cases, March 2011-February 2013
    Presiding Judge of a single judge panel dealing with personal bankruptcy cases, August 2010-February 2011
    Associate Judge of a three judge panel in civil division, March 2010-July 2010
  • SEOUL CENTRAL DISTRICT COURT
    Associate Judge of a three judge panel in civil division, March 2009-February 2010
    Associate Judge of a three judge panel in criminal division, March 2008-February 2009
  • SEOUL SOUTHERN DISTRICT COURT
    Associate Judge of a three judge panel in civil division, May 2007-February 2008
  • Full CV >
Yunhui Kim
  • Prosecutor Professor Feb. 2015–Present
    Young-in Branch of institute of justice (Young-in, Korea). In charge of training new prosecutors in particular investigation and investigation command.
  • Public Prosecutor Aug. 2013–Feb. 2015
    Changwon District Prosecutor’s Office (Changwon, Korea)
    Worked at Crown Office and the department of special investigation.
    Investigated public office corruption, personal information leakage cases and property crime such as fraud and embezzlement.
    Visited USA and researched how US investigates IT crimes, intellectual property and analyzes digital evidence.
  • Public Prosecutor Aug. 2011–Aug. 2013
    Ministry of Justice, Gwacheon, Korea. Visited Australia and studied civil law education of Australia
  • Full CV >
Jongkhil Lee
  • Judge, Daegu High Court, Feb. 2014-Present
  • Judge & Public Information Office, Daegu District Court, Feb. 2013-Feb. 2014
  • Judge, Andong Branch Court of Daegu District Court, Feb. 2011-Feb 2013
  • Full CV >
Hyoseop Kim
  • Public Prosecutor, Seoul Central District Public Prosecutors’ Office, Criminal Department & Trial Department, Feb. 2015–present
  • Public Prosecutor, Goyang Branch, Public Security Department & Serious Criminal Offense Department, Feb. 2013–Feb. 2015
  • Public Prosecutor, Ulsan DPO, Special Investigation Department, Feb. 2011–Feb. 2013
  • Full CV >
Hyung Jin Kim
  • Presiding Judge, Gwangju District Court
  • Judge, Research Fellow, Judicial Policy Research Institute
  • Judge, Incheon District Court, Cheongju District Court, Seoul Central District Court, Suwon District Court
  • Full CV >
Byung Seog Lee
  • Public Prosecutor, Seoul Southern District Prosecutor’s Office, in charge of crime cases, murder and robbery crimes. Feb. 2014–Present
  • Public Prosecutor, Busan District Prosecutor’s Office, in charge of crime cases, Narcotics and Organized Crime division. Feb. 2012–Feb. 2014
  • Public Prosecutor, Ansan Branch of Suwon District Prosecutor’s Office, in charge of crime cases, public official crimes. Feb. 2010–Feb. 2012
  • Full CV >
Joo Young Park
  • Licensed attorney-at-law since Jan. 1999, South Korea
  • Presiding judge, Daejeon District Court, civil cases. Feb. 2016-Present
  • Judge, Ulsan District Court, civil and criminal cases. Feb. 2013-Feb. 2016
  • Judge, Busan Family Court, family matters and juvenile protection cases. Sep. 2011-Feb. 2013
  • Full CV >
Byung Kwan Ryu
  • Associate Professor, Department of Law, Changwon National University, Sept. 2011–Present
  • Associate Professor, Department of Police Administration, Konyang University, March 2005–Aug. 2011
  • Instructor, full time and part-time, various universities, 1998–2005
  • Full CV >
Kyoung Eun Ryu
  • Judge, Goyang Branch Court of Uijeongbu District Court
  • Judge, Gimcheon Branch Court of Daegu District Court
  • Full CV >
Jong Chan Won
  • Research Judge, Supreme Court of Korea, Seoul, Korea, Feb. 2014–present
  • Judge, Seoul Central District Court, Seoul, Korea, Feb. 2012&8211;Feb. 2014
  • Judge, Seoul Southern District Court, Seoul, Korea, Feb. 2009–Feb. 2012
  • Full CV >
Sangsun Yong
  • Deputy Director, Personnel Division, Constitutional Court of Korea, July 2015–present
  • Deputy Director, Police & Inspection Division, Constitutional Court of Korea, July 2014–June 2015
  • Deputy Director, Policy & Institution Division, Constitutional Court of Korea, Jan. 2013–June 2014
  • Full CV >

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