UH-SKKU Law Students Colloquium: Current Legal Issues in Global Society-US and Korean Perspectives

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 1:00pm to 3:45pm

Event Location
William S. Richardson School of Law
2515 Dole Street
Honolulu, HI 96822-2350


Room 254

University of Hawaii- Sungkyunkwan University Law Students' Colloquium

This collouium will be an international coference where SKKU and UH students will give presentations and discuss legal topics.


Conference Program

UH-SKKU Law Students Colloquium:

Current Legal Issues in Global Society-US and Korean Perspectives


January 30, 2013 at 1:00-3:50pm

Faculty Conference Room #245,

William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii at Manoa,

2515 Dole Street, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA


Welcome Remark

January 30 at 1:00-1:10 pm


Professor Avi Soifer, Dean, William S. Richardson School of Law, UH [tentative]

Professor Tae-Ung Baik, Professor and Chair, Pacific-Asian Legal Studies Committee, UH Law

Professor Jae Ho Sung, Professor, Sungkyunkwan University Law School


Session 1. Theme I- Emerging international norms in Asia

January 30 at 1:10-2:25 pm


Moderator: Professor Tae-Ung Baik (UH Law)


  • JaeHo Sung (Prof., SKKU) & Youngdawng Moh (Grad. St., SKKU), ‘Self-Executing’ of treaty in Korean Courts;
  • Tom Villalón (3L, UH), Protecting the Earth by Protecting its People: How Asia Can Lead the World by Understanding Climate Change as a Violation of Fundamental Human Rights;
  • Daeseong Yim (Grad. St., SKKU), Universalism and Regionalism in International Law.
  • Cassandra Bagay (2L, UH), Vietnamese Women: Using Socialism as an Aid for Equality


Coffee break:

January 30 2:25-2:35pm


Session 2. Theme II – International dispute resolution in Asia

January 30 at 2:35-3:50pm


Moderator: Professor Jae-Ho Sung(Professor, SKKU)


  • Scott Prange (3L, UH), Through the Lens of KORUS: The New World Order & South Korea: Trade Liberalization & Aggressive Legalism: Sacrificing National Identity for Economic Growth;
  • Jiin Kim (Grad. St., SKKU), Reflections on the WTO US D-Ram Case;
  • Jinsook Chang (Grad. St., SKKU), Citizen Driven Accountability in WTO;
  • Suljin Ko (Grad. St., SKKU), ISD in International Investment Law: Focused on NAFTA Cases;
  • Adair K. Fincher (3L, UH),  The Russo-Japanese Kuril Islands Dispute: Using the Right to Self-Determination under the ICCPR and the ICESCR Framework for Engaging Current, Former, and historical Residents in Dispute Discourse



Event Contact Information

Tae-Ung Baik

Contact Phone
(808) 956-7838