Yong-Sung (Jonathan) Kang

  • Affiliate Professor of Law

Contact

Phone: (206) 221-4627
Email: jonakang@u.washington.edu

Yong-Sung (Jonathan) Kang

Education

Assistant Professor B.A. 1995, Oxford University J.D. 1998, Harvard University

Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications

  • Private Law in East Asia (Veronica Taylor, Yong-Sung Jonathan Kang & Dongsheng Zang eds., Ashgate, forthcoming 2012).
  • Timothy Wu & Yong-Sung (Jonathan) Kang, Recent Development, Criminal Liability for the Actions of Subordinates--The Doctrine of Command Responsibility and Its Analogues in United States Law, 38 Harv. Int’l L.J. 272-97 (1997).

See the full list under the Publications tab below.

Peer Reviewed Journals & Law Reviews

  • Timothy Wu & Yong-Sung (Jonathan) Kang, Recent Development, Criminal Liability for the Actions of Subordinates--The Doctrine of Command Responsibility and Its Analogues in United States Law, 38 Harv. Int’l L.J. 272-97 (1997).
  • Yong-Sung Jonathan Kang, Raising the Profile of Korean Legal Studies in U.S. Comparative Law Teaching and Scholarship, 18 So?nggyun’gwan po?phak [Sungkyunkwan L. Rev.], no. 2, 2006 at 15-31.
  • Developments in the Law -- Alternatives to Incarceration -- Introduction, 111 Harv. L. Rev. 1863-75 (1998).
  • Developments in the Law -- The Civil Jury -- The Value of the Civil Jury, 110 Harv. L. Rev. 1408, 1421-43 (1997).

Books or Treatises

  • Private Law in East Asia (Veronica Taylor, Yong-Sung Jonathan Kang & Dongsheng Zang eds., Ashgate, forthcoming 2012).
  • Speaker, "Judicialization from Above or Below? Politics and the Korean Constitutional Court", Annual Meeting and 2012 International Conference on Law and Society, Law and Society Association (June 8, 2012)

  • Chair and discussant, "Production of Legal Professionals: Myths and Realities", Annual Meeting and 2012 International Conference on Law and Society, Law and Society Association (June 7, 2012)

  • Speaker, "Judicialization from Above or Below? Mega-Politics and the Korean Constitutional Court", Politics and the Judiciary in Northeast Asia, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (April 17, 2012)

  • Speaker, "Law, Morality and Tradition in East Asian Jurisprudence", East Asian Perspectives on Politics, Workshop V, Keio Univeristy (December 18, 2011)

  • Speaker, "Legality and Morality in Korean Jurisprudence", Second East Asian Law and Society Conference, Yonsei University (September 30, 2011)

  • Speaker, "Tradition and Morality in Korean Jurisprudence", Mediating Tradition: National Courts As Interpreters of Islamic and Confucian Law in Contemporary Asia, (June 25, 2011)

  • Speaker, "Confucianism and the Rule of Law", Annual Conference, Law and Society Association (June 5, 2011)

  • Speaker, "Themes and Linkages", Symposium on Global Law and Its Exceptions: Globalization, Legal Transplants, Local Reception and Resistance, University of Washington School of Law (February 25, 2011)

  • Speaker, "The Value of Contractual Autonomy", 6th Annual International Conference on Contracts, Stetson University College of Law (February 19, 2011)

  • Speaker, "Confucianism and the Rule of Law", Pluralism in Asia, University of North Carolina School of Law (January 14, 2011)

  • Speaker, "Globalization and Korean Law: Prospects and Reflection", Historical Interpretation and Prospects for East Asian Law and Politics, SungKyunKwan University Law School and Ulsan University College of Law (October 29, 2010)

  • Speaker, "Legal Education as a Legal Transplant", Joint Yonsei Law School-Chuo Law School Centennial Conference, (September 3, 2010)

  • Speaker, "Lost in Transplantation? Theory and Practice in the Transmission of Global Legal Scripts", Constitutional Court of the Republic of Korea (June 28, 2010)

  • Speaker, "Comparative Korean Law", SungKyunKwan University Law School (June 12, 2010)

  • Moderator, "What Drives Judicial Behavior?", Annual Conference, Law and Society Association (May 30, 2010)