The Constitutional Court and the Judicialization of Korean Politics

NEW COURTS IN ASIA, Andrew Harding, et al eds., Routledge, 2010

24 Pages Posted: 21 Dec 2009

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Tom Ginsburg

University of Chicago Law School

Date Written: December 17, 2009

Abstract

The Constitutional Court of Korea recently celebrated its 20th anniversary, and has become one of the most respected institutions in Korean society. It is also one of the most important constitutional courts in the world. This book chapter describes the court and some of its important cases, while tracing the sources of its success.

Keywords: Korea, constitutional court

Suggested Citation

Ginsburg, Tom, The Constitutional Court and the Judicialization of Korean Politics (December 17, 2009). NEW COURTS IN ASIA, Andrew Harding, et al eds., Routledge, 2010. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1524751

Tom Ginsburg (Contact Author)

University of Chicago Law School ( email )

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