Parliament stalemate following appointments of Constitutional Court justices
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Parliament stalemate following appointments of Constitutional Court justices

President Moon Jae-in appointed two new justices to the Constitutional Court,… despite strong protests from the opposition blocs. Although parliament’s consent is not required in making such a move,… it’s expected to fuel tensions at the National Assembly. Kim Min-ji explains further. A prolonged stalemate is expected at the National Assembly after President Moon Jae-in […]

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Abortion ban is unconstitutional: Constitutional Court
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Abortion ban is unconstitutional: Constitutional Court

In a landmark ruling, the Constitutional Court of Korea has ruled that criminalizing abortion is unconstitutional. The court asked the National Assembly to revise the criminal code by the end of next year. Choi Si-young brings us up to speed with the developments. Overturning an earlier decision from 2012, the Constitutional Court says the ban […]

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