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
Date Written: December 17, 2009
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
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