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Foreign Law by Jurisdiction: Korea (North & South)

This guide lists essential print and online sources for researching foreign law. NOTE: First 4 tabs list important general sources that might not be repeated in the dropdown tabs.

Korean Law Databases

Korean Law Research Guides

Korean Legal Research, University of Washington

Overview of the North Korean Legal System and Legal Research, GlobaLex by Patricia Goedde

South Korean Law Research on the Internet, GlobaLex by Hyeon-Cheol Kim and Inyoung Cho

Lee, Zhang, Okuhara, & Ma, Issues and Trends in Collection Development for East Asian Legal Materials, 105 Law Library Journal 321 (2013). This article includes a survey of the main print and electronic sources for Korean, Japanese and Chinese law.

Korean Law in the Library

Materials will be located in B2 North (map), with call numbers beginning as follows: 

KPA : South Korea

KPC : North Korea