All posts tagged "court"

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    Court rules chemical ‘castration’ constitutional

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — The Constitutional Court ruled in a 6-3 vote Wednesday that hormonal treatment to suppress sexual impulses in sex offenders is constitutional. In 2013, a district court had challenged the law that allows chemical castration...

    • Posted December 23, 2015
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    Korean American named to LA Superior Court

    A Korean American public defender was among seven named by California Governor Jerry Brown this week as a Los Angeles Superior Court judge. Michelle M. Ahnn, 42, who served as deputy alternate public defender since 2001, is...

    • Posted November 20, 2015
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  • Ahn Jung-hwan
    Ahn Jung-hwan hit with lawsuit involving his mother’s debt

    Former South Korean soccer hero-turned-commentator Ahn Jung-hwan, 39, has been hit with a lawsuit for a debt left unpaid for years by his mother. The dispute is over 90 million won, or about $76,800, borrowed by Ahn’s...

    • Posted November 14, 2015
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  • Arthur Patterson, the suspect of a 1997 murder in Itaewon, arrives at Incheon International Airport, Wednesday, after he had been extradited to Korea 16 years after he fled to the U.S. (Yonhap)
    Witness testifies that Patterson killed Korean in Itaewon murder case

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — A Korean-American, who was at the scene of the murder of a South Korean student in 1997, testified on Wednesday that his then-friend killed the victim. Edward Lee, 36, took the witness stand at...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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    Korean court rules unregistered Airbnb illegal

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — A court has ruled against providing unregistered places to stay through Airbnb, the world’s largest home-sharing website, court records showed Wednesday. The Busan District Court fined a 55-year-old housewife, whose identity was withheld, 700,000...

    • Posted September 23, 2015
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  • diviorce
    Korea court rules unfaithful spouses cannot file divorce lawsuits

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — The nation’s top court ruled Tuesday that unfaithful spouses are not allowed to file divorce lawsuits, in accordance with the no-fault law. Upholding a lower court’s ruling, the Supreme Court dismissed a divorce suit...

    • Posted September 15, 2015
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    Grand jury indicts man in Maryland fatal stabbing at Korean church

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a northern Virginia man on murder and attempted murder charges in the stabbing last month of a South Korean couple at a rural religious retreat in Maryland. State’s...

    • Posted August 21, 2015
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