Conference Schedule

Day 1: May 18, 2017

Registration (9:00-9:30)


Welcome & Congratulatory Remarks

Kim Kyuwan, Dean of Korea University Law School

Yeom Jae-Ho, President of Korea University


Inauguration of American Law Center

Park Hyung-Sin, Director of American Law Center, Korea University Law School


Keynote Speeches:

 “Constitutional Adjudication in Korea and Development of Democracy”

Lee Jung-Mi, Endowed Professor, Korea University and Former Justice, Constitutional Court of Korea

 “A Fresh Start with Firm Commitment: Korea University’s Legal Education”

Chai Lee-Sik, Professor Emeritus, Korea University


Session 1: Private Law Segment

Moderator: Lee Hwang, Professor of Korea University

Fostering Private Equity Using a Law-First Approach

Speaker: Summer Kim, Assistant Professor of Law & Director, Korea Law Center at UC Irvine School of Law

Discussant: Myoung Soon-Koo, Professor of Korea University

Curation, Law, and the Diffusion of Hip Hop in South Korea

Speaker: Funmi Arewa, Professor of Law & Director, Center on Africa and the Law at UC Irvine School of Law

Discussant: Lee Dae-Hee, Professor of Korea University






Session 2: Public Law Segment

Moderator: Kim Ha-Yurl, Professor of Korea University

Cognitive Bias & Decision-Making in the Criminal Justice System: Challenges and Solutions

Speaker: L. Song Richardson, Professor of Law & Interim Dean at UC Irvine School of Law

Discussant: Kang Soo-Jin, Professor of Korea University

The Challenges in Freedom of Speech in a Digital Age

Speaker: David Kaye, UN Special Rapporteur of Freedom of Expression & Clinical Professor of Law

Speaker: Sarah Choi, Research Fellow, Korea Law Center at UC Irvine School of Law & Clinical Student, International Justice Clinic

Discussant: Kang Pyoung-Geun, Professor of Korea University



Day 2: May 19, 2017

Registration (9:30-10:00)


Session 3: International Law & Jurisprudence Segment

Moderator: Kim Keechang, Professor of Korea University

Judicial Parochialism and Cosmopolitanism: Foreign Judgments in U.S. Courts

Speaker: Chris Whytock, Professor of Law & Professor of Political Science

Discussant: Shin Chang-Sop, Professor of Korea University

From Professional Monopolies to Magic Circles. Evolving Mechanisms in the Control of Lawyer Supply

Speaker: Bryant Garth, Chancellor’s Professor of Law, UC Irvine School of Law

Discussant: Kim Je-Wan, Professor of Korea University