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UH Manoa School of Law presents lecture by leading Korean scholars

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Posted: Jan 30, 2008

WHO: Korean scholars Jae-Hyup Lee, associate professor of law, and Jisuk Woo, associate professor in the graduate department of public administration, at Seoul National University.

WHAT: "Social Change & Legal Reform in Korea," a special reception and lecture presented by the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa‘s Pacific-Asian Legal Studies Program.

WHEN: Tomorrow, January 31, Thursday
5:30 to 7 p.m.

WHERE: UH Mānoa School of Law, Moot Court Room

RSVP: Seating is limited. To R.S.V.P. email or
call 956.7004.

JAE-HYUP LEE is an Associate Professor at the Seoul National University College of Law. A former Fulbright Visiting Scholar for the William S. Richardson School of Law, Lee is a member of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Seoul, the Korea Environmental Law Association, the Transnational Enforcement of Environmental Law for the International Law Association in the United Kingdom, and serves as Chair of the International Cooperation Committee of the Environmental Forum for the National Assembly of Korea. His publications include The Exploration of Corporate Environmental Risk Assessment for Sustainable Banking (co-author), Dynamics of Ethnic Identity: Three Asian American Communities in Philadelphia (Garland Publishing), The Analysis of Major European Eco-labels and Their Implications on the Exports (co-author) and Trade Barriers related to Environment and Corporate Responses (Kyung Hee University Press). Prof. Lee holds a BA in Anthropology, magna cum laude, from Seoul National University, a PhD in American Civilization from the University of Pennsylvania, a Certificate on European Law from Vrije Universiteit Faculty of Law in the Netherlands, and a JD from Northwestern University School of Law. He is also a member of the New York State Bar Association.

JISUK WOO is an Associate Professor in the Graduate Department of Public Administration at Seoul National University. Her main research interests are media law and policy and Internet regulation, including copyright, privacy, obscenity and free expression, and Internet governance. She is an expert advisor in WTO Negotiation Task Force and serves on the E-Commerce Mediation Committee, the Korea Commercial Arbitration Board, the Korea Broadcasting Commission, and the World Intellectual Property Organization. Woo has also been a Principal Researcher at the Korea Information Society Development Institute. Her publications include Copyright Law and Computer Programs: The Role of Communication in Legal Structure; The Construction of Science and Knowledge in Courts: Use of Scientific Evidence and Experts in Software Copyright Cases in Science Communication; Challenge of the Internet: Copyright Law and Innovation Policy in Telecommunications Transformation: Technology, Strategy, and Policy. Woo holds a BA in Mass Communication and Economics from Yonsei University, an MA and PhD in Communication from the Annenberg School at the University of Pennsylvania and a JD from New York University. Professor Woo is a member of the New York State Bar Association.

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