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July 6, 1988
South Korea's opposition-dominated National Assembly approved the nomination of a new Supreme Court chief justice, three days after giving President Roh Tae Woo the first major embarrassment of his term by rejecting his first choice. Lee Il Kyu, 68, a Supreme Court judge under Presidents Park Chung Hee and Chun Doo Hwan, won quick and resounding approval from the assembly in a 275-14 vote. Chung Ki Seung, another Supreme Court justice under Chun, failed to win confirmation Saturday.
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January 13, 1996 | DAVID HOLLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The events triggered when Staff Sgt. Frank Golinar patted his wife's bottom are almost unbelievable. As reported--or misreported--in the Korean press, U.S. soldiers who were harassing a Korean woman in a crowded subway car attacked and beat a Korean man who protested. They were taken to a police station by an angry mob. When they were handed over to U.S.
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July 9, 1988 | From Reuters
South Korean President Roh Tae Woo on Friday approved the appointment of nine new Supreme Court judges, including four private lawyers critical of the government. The judges were recommended by new Chief Justice Lee Il Kyu, a Roh nominee whose appointment won overwhelming parliamentary approval Tuesday.
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July 9, 1988 | From Reuters
South Korean President Roh Tae Woo on Friday approved the appointment of nine new Supreme Court judges, including four private lawyers critical of the government. The judges were recommended by new Chief Justice Lee Il Kyu, a Roh nominee whose appointment won overwhelming parliamentary approval Tuesday.
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January 13, 1996 | DAVID HOLLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The events triggered when Staff Sgt. Frank Golinar patted his wife's bottom are almost unbelievable. As reported--or misreported--in the Korean press, U.S. soldiers who were harassing a Korean woman in a crowded subway car attacked and beat a Korean man who protested. They were taken to a police station by an angry mob. When they were handed over to U.S.
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June 18, 1988 | Associated Press
The chief justice of South Korea's Supreme Court, Kim Yong Chul, resigned Friday after hundreds of judges demanded that he step down to pave the way for democratic reforms and an independent judicial system. "I did my best to develop the judiciary, but I failed because of incompetence and lack of virtue on my part," Kim, 63, told a news conference. He said was responsible for loss of public confidence in the nation's courts.
NEWS
July 6, 1988
South Korea's opposition-dominated National Assembly approved the nomination of a new Supreme Court chief justice, three days after giving President Roh Tae Woo the first major embarrassment of his term by rejecting his first choice. Lee Il Kyu, 68, a Supreme Court judge under Presidents Park Chung Hee and Chun Doo Hwan, won quick and resounding approval from the assembly in a 275-14 vote. Chung Ki Seung, another Supreme Court justice under Chun, failed to win confirmation Saturday.
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June 18, 1988 | Associated Press
The chief justice of South Korea's Supreme Court, Kim Yong Chul, resigned Friday after hundreds of judges demanded that he step down to pave the way for democratic reforms and an independent judicial system. "I did my best to develop the judiciary, but I failed because of incompetence and lack of virtue on my part," Kim, 63, told a news conference. He said was responsible for loss of public confidence in the nation's courts.
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