Korean Law Course To Be Offered in Spring 2011

A course on Kore­an Law and Soci­ety will be on the spring-semester sched­ule at the William S. Richard­son School of Law. The course, list­ed as Law 520H, will be taught by vis­it­ing pro­fes­sor Tae-Ung Baik of the Uni­ver­si­ty of British Colum­bia. The course will be sched­uled for Mon­days and Wednes­days, 11:20 a.m. to 12:35 p.m. Enroll­ment is open to both law stu­dents and grad­u­ate stu­dents.

Tae-Ung Baik is a spe­cial­ist in the area of human rights law and Kore­an law. He worked for Human Rights Watch in New York in 2000–2001 and served as a legal advis­er to the South Kore­an del­e­ga­tion in the 56th Unit­ed Nations Sub-Commission on the Pro­mo­tion and Pro­tec­tion of Human Rights in 2004.

Inquiries about the course can be direct­ed to Prof. Ali­son Con­ner (aconner@hawaii.edu; tele­phone 808–956-6552), direc­tor of inter­na­tion­al pro­grams at the law school.