Seoul National University
Law Research Institute
Journal of Korean Law

Volume 18 No. 1 - December 2018

Special Articles: ‘Surname Issues’ in Feminist Jurisprudence in East Asia



Becoming “Outsiders Within”: A Feminist Social-Legal Study of Surname Inequality as Sex, Race, and Marital Status Discrimination in Taiwan

Je-Heum Baik Chen Chao-ju


Why does Surname Matter? Past, Present, and Future Prospect of Family Law from a Gender Perspective in Japan

Kyoko Ishida


Imaginary Construction of the Mother’s ‘Empty Blood’: Patrilineal Surname Law in Korea and its Significance

Hyunah Yang



Special Articles on Marine Genetic Resources in Asia Pacific



China’s Legal Issues in the Access and Benefit-sharing of the Genetic Resources

Haifeng Deng


Vietnam’s Legislation on Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing (ABS): Achievements, Remained Weakness and Solutions

NGUYEN Dang Thu Cuc, TRAN Thi Huong Trang






The Influence of the States in Constitutional Change: A Comparison of American and Korean Approaches to Constitutional Amendment

John Yoo


From International Tribunal of Korea to an Asian Patent Court

Young Gi Kim


Enforcement of Annulled Arbitral awards in Korea: Where are We and Where Should We Go?

Min Kyu Lee


South Korea’s Legal and Regulatory System for Carbon Capture and Sequestration: Backgrounds, Current Circumstances, and Recommendations

MoonSook Park



Notable Cases



Notable Cases on Corporate Law

Hyeok-Joon Rho


Notable Cases on Tax Law

Ji-Hyun Yoon

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