Law of South Korea
The legal system of South Korea is a civil law system that has its basis in the Constitution of the Republic of Korea.
In old Korea, many disputes were settled by de facto, informal mediators like...
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Censorship in South Korea
Censorship in South Korea is limited by laws that provide for freedom of speech and the press which the government generally respects in practice. Under the National Security Law, the government may l...
Crime in South Korea
Crime is present in various forms in South Korea.
Violent crimes (such as homicide, assault and arson) and property crimes (such as theft, fraud and vandalism) make up around four-fifths of all Cr...
Human rights in South Korea
Human rights in South Korea have evolved significantly from the days of military dictatorship and reflects the state's current status as a constitutional democracy. Citizens regularly choose the Presi...
Law enforcement in South Korea
South Korea has a relatively unified and integrated approach to law enforcement. For example, the National Police Agency provides all policing services throughout the country. This differs from the ...
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Moon Jae-in
Moon Jae-in ([mundʑɛin]; born January 24, 1953) is a South Korean politician and the opposition leader of the New Politics Alliance for Democracy party. He was formerly a lawyer and the former chief...
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Hoju
The Hoju scheme is a family register system in North Korea and formerly in South Korea. Hoju (Hangul: 호주, Hanja: 戶主) means the 'head of the family', Hojuje (호주제, 戶主制) is the 'head of the family' syste...
Jeon-gwan ye-u
Jeon-gwan ye-u refers to an informal arrangement in the South Korean legal system whereby retired judges and public prosecutors who go on to become lawyers in private practise receive special treatme...
Legal history of China
The origin of the current law of the People's Republic of China can be traced back to the period of the early 1930s, during the establishment of the Chinese Soviet Republic. In 1931 the first supreme ...
Constitutional Court of Korea
The Constitutional Court of Korea is an independent and specialised court in South Korea, whose primary role is the reviewing of constitutionality under the Constitution of the Republic of Korea. It ...
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Lee Myung-bak rat poster incident
The Lee Myung-bak rat poster incident is an incident in Seoul, South Korea, when a university instructor Park Jeong-su (박정수) was indicted by the South Korean authorities for drawing a graffiti of a fa...
Capital punishment in South Korea
Capital punishment is a legal form of punishment in South Korea. The latest death sentence was handed down to Kang Ho-sun in 2009. Presently, however, there is a moratorium in effect on executions by ...
Supreme Court of South Korea
The Supreme Court of Korea is the highest court in South Korea. It is located in Seoul.Articles 101–110 of the Constitution of the Republic of Korea establish the Supreme Court and enumerates i...
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Protected species of South Korea
Under South Korean law, the hunting and capturing of a large number of species of wild animals is prohibited. These include 64 species of mammals, 396 species of birds, 16 species of reptiles, and 10...
Nationality Law of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
The Nationality Law of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK, commonly known as North Korea) governs who is a citizen of the DPRK, and how one may gain or lose such citizenship.
Up until...
Law of North Korea
The specific hierarchy of authority in North Korea is the words or personal directives of Kim Jong-un; followed by the Ten Principles for the Establishment of a Monolithic Ideological System, WPK dire...
National Security Act (South Korea)
The National Security Act is a South Korean law enforced since 1948 with the avowed purpose "to secure the security of the State and the subsistence and freedom of nationals, by regulating any anticip...