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Constitutional Law

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Golden Gate University School of Law

Constitutional law South Korea

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The Major Influences Of The U.S. Constitutional Law Doctrines On The Interpretation And Application Of The Constitution Of The Republic Of Korea : Critical Analysis On The Current Constitutional Court's Decisions And Thoughts Of The Necessity Of Amendment Of The Current Constitution Of The Republic Of Korea, Hanjoo Lee Apr 2007

The Major Influences Of The U.S. Constitutional Law Doctrines On The Interpretation And Application Of The Constitution Of The Republic Of Korea : Critical Analysis On The Current Constitutional Court's Decisions And Thoughts Of The Necessity Of Amendment Of The Current Constitution Of The Republic Of Korea, Hanjoo Lee

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Since the end of World War II, the United States has affected constitutionalism in many countries of Asia. The United States occupied the Philippines (1898-1946, except 1943-1945), Japan (1945-1952), and South Korea (1945-1948) and encouraged democratic revolution there, with different polices and results. The U.S.A. Military Government in Korea ("USAMGIK") directly governed southern part of Korean Peninsula from its liberation in 1945 until the establishment of the Constitution of the Republic of Korea with declaration of beginning of independence in 1948. Although Americans did not participate in drafting the Constitution, USAMGIK gave its essential backing to the autonomy ...