Asia Law Talk: United Nations Judge Chang-ho Chung

photo: Chang-ho ChungThe Pacif­ic-Asian Legal Stud­ies Pro­gram in the William S. Richard­son School of Law will present a talk by Kore­an jurist Chang-ho Chung on Fri­day, Octo­ber 4, 2013, from 12 noon until 1:00 p.m. Chung is a Unit­ed Nations Judge on the Pre-Tri­al Cham­ber of the Extra­or­di­nary Cham­bers in the Courts of Cam­bo­dia. His talk is titled “Chal­lenges Faced by Mixed Courts in the Tri­al of Inter­na­tion­al Crimes.”

Pri­or to his present posi­tion, Chung served as legal attaché and Kore­an del­e­gate for the Unit­ed Nations Com­mis­sion on Inter­na­tion­al Trade Law at the Embassy of the Repub­lic of Korea and Per­ma­nent Mis­sion in Vien­na. Since 2004, he has served as a high court judge in South Korea. He also served eight years as a dis­trict court judge and three years as a court mar­tial judge. Judge Chung holds bach­e­lor of law and mas­ter of law (inter­na­tion­al law) degrees from Seoul Nation­al Uni­ver­si­ty. He was a research schol­ar at the Lon­don School of Eco­nom­ics and Polit­i­cal Sci­ence and at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Hong Kong.

The talk will be held in the William S. Richard­son School of Law Moot Court. Please R.S.V.P. on line at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/7BKT8Y7.

Ques­tions about the pre­sen­ta­tion should be direct­ed to Prof. Tae-Ung Baik (tubaik@hawaii.edu).