#06 ULS Board Meeting

ULS Board Meeting @ Yonsei Library, Shinchon

1400 – 1700 HRS

06 JUL 2017

SUN, GABIN, DANIEL, AND SEUNGMIN
  • ULS Constitution – Daniel Sun
    • Re-creation of digital version
    • Publishing Journals
    • Re-defining powers of the Board and re-assigning authority
    • Clear attendance requirements
    • Footnotes to be added on the Constitution on intent of drafters
  • Study Material
    • ULS In-house Moot Court (Amalia v. Ritania)
      • mid November
      • Jessup Finals video watching
    • Proper Recording + Professional Judges
      • Facebook streaming
    • Team Division
    • July (Next Meeting : 3rd Week for Syllabus Renewal)
  • Session Preparations
    • 2 HRs Weekly Meetings
    • Sept (Compromis + IRAC) / Oct (Team Prep) / Nov (Speech Prep)
  • Recruitment
    • begin in August 1st –
    • interviews during August and join September –
    • permit attendance to Meetings during vacation
    • via facebook, Kakaotalk…
    • Proposal for Joint Project with Annals
      • Google Survey
      • via facebook, Kakaotalk…

Next Meeting for Sun, James, and Seungmin : 13 JUL 2017

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2017 Spring Semester ULS Dinner

End of Term Dinner @ Burger Fellaz, Shinchon

1800 – 2100 HRS

29 JUN 2017

SEHYUN, SUN, GABIN, SUNMIN, HEEDONG, DONGA, DANIEL AND SEUNGMIN

KakaoTalk_20170809_121010890Fantastic Semester. Great work everybody! missed u Jioh, Paola, and Shannon!

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#05 ULS Board Meeting

ULS Board Meeting @ Cafe Direct, Shinchon

1600 – 1800 HRS

29 JUN 2017

GABIN, SUN, DANIEL, DONGA, AND SEUNGMIN
  • Successor to President Gabin (Candidate : Sun)
  • Division of Labour for Recruiting
  • Suggestions for Next Semester Study Material
    • In-House Moot Court at the end of semester
  • Board Membership Update
  • Re-activation of ULS Facebook page
  • Discussion with ULS Members at Dinner

 

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2017 Spring Semester Syllabus for ULS

Syllabus is now open for view to the public!!

[Click here to access Application Form for YULS]

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This semester we will be exploring the possible legal issues in a hypothetical dispute situation in relation to the Law of the Seas and International Environmental Law.

Members shall set aside time for assigned reading and additional legal research into their weekly schedules to ensure the quality of discussions and active participation. Although no prior knowledge in the field is required, excellent command of the English language is preferred.

Sessions will be held every other Wednesday 1900 – 2130 HRS

  • Textbook :
    • International Law, Malcolm N. Shaw 6th Ed.
    • Brownlie’s Principles of Public International Law, James Crawford 8th Ed.
    • International Law & the Environment, Patricia Birnie, Alan Boyle, and Catherine Redgewell 3rd Ed.
    • 국제법론, 김대순 18th Ed.
Volume I
Week 0

08 MAR

Sources of Public International Law [Crawford]

Subjects of International Law [Crawford]

International Court of Justice [Shaw]

DH : Seungmin
Compromis Analysis (updated version)

i. Acts and Omissions of Ritania

ii. Discuss possible Legal Questions and Implications

Week 1

22 MAR

Sovereignty and Equality of States [Crawford]

Law of the Sea [Crawford]

International Environmental Law [Shaw]

Environment and Natural Resources [Crawford]

DH : Sun

DH : Shannon

Week 2

05 APR

The Law of Responsibility [Crawford] DH : Paola
IRAC

Whether EIGP’s acts are attributable to Ritania [Seungmin]

Whether Amalea is entitled to compensation from Ritania [Seungmin]

Volume II
Week 3

26 APR

The Law of Treaties [Shaw] DH : Heedong
IRAC

What are the legal obligations of Ritania under the MGT? [Gabin]

Is MGT’s obligations Illusory? [Daniel]

Is the Construction of Excelsior Island legal under PIL? [Daniel]

Week 4

10 MAY

Rights and Obligations of States Concerning Protection of the Environment

[Birnie, Boyle, and Redgwell]

DH : Saehyeon

DH : Jioh

IRAC

Is Duty Not to Cause Transboundary Harm applicable? [Daniel]

What are Ritania’s obligations under CIL? (Due Diligence)

[Gabin]

Week 5

24 MAY

Wrap up day DH : Gabin
IRAC

Applicable General Principles of International Law [Gabin]

Compromis Overview and Analysis Review

Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Final Round 2014

@ Yonsei Samsung Library

Week 6

28 JUN

End of Semester Dinner Summer Vacation Period

[Click here to access Application Form for YULS]

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#2 Graduation of Alumnus Joung Kwon

Graduation Ceremony of Joung @ Yonsei Law School

1400 – 1600 HRS

27 FEB 2017

JOUNG, DONGA, AND SEUNGMIN

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“I sound my barbaric Yawp over the roofs of the world” – W. Whitman

We are proud to present to you Joung, our very first ULS member to become a Juris Doctor and a lawyer officially recognized by the Korean Bar Association!! Graduating from Daewon Foreign Language High School as a Spanish Major and Yonsei Underwood International College as a  Political Science and International Law Major respectively with honours, she is a truly talented, widely-admired, and most of all, kind-hearted star standing tall among her peers. We sincerely look forward to all the good you will bring to the wretched and broken legal community of Korea today and wish you insurmountable success in your legal career. Always remember dear friend – even in times of tough decision making – we got your back!

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#01 Dinner w Alumnus Yesul Joy Pae

Dinner w Yesul @ Powerplant, D-Tower

1730 – 2000 HRS

27 JAN 2017

YESUL, DONGA, and SEUNGMIN

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“Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more!!” – W. Shakespeare

One of the first members of ULS to reach the finals of Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court as the varsity team for Yonsei University, Yesul is also a cherished friend and loved colleague of many here. Her work ethics are commendable and her dedication superb. We wish you best of luck and expect nothing less than great things from you on your newly bound journey as a Law School student in the States. Cheers!

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#04 ULS Board Meeting

ULS Board Meeting @ Yonsei University Library

0900 – 1330 HRS

26 JAN 2017

GABIN, DANIEL, DONGA, JINHWAN, and SEUNGMIN

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  • Agendas
    • Preparation for 2017 Spring Semester Study Material
  • Research Assignment
    • For All (Table of Contents + Abstract)
      • The Demise of Equitable Principles and the Rise of Relevant Circumstances in Maritime Boundary Delimitation, Ki Beom Lee
    • Case Summary (edited and improved) + relevant parts
      • The Trail Smelter Arbitration
      • The Corfu Channel Case
      • The Lake Lanoux Arbitration
      • The Case Concerning the Gabcikovo-Nagymaros Project
      • The Case Concerning Pulp Mills on the River Uruguay
      • Case Concerning Land Reclamation by Singapore
      • The South China Sea Arbitration – PCA
      • Australia v. Japan: ICJ Halts Antarctic Whaling 2014 
    • Find relevant Articles
      • United Nations Charter
      • Statute of the International Court of Justice
      • Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties
      • ARSIWA + Commentary
      • Convention on the Territorial Sea and the Contiguous Zone
      • Convention on the High Seas
      • Convention on Fishing and Conservation of the Living Resources of the High Seas
      • Convention on the Continental Shelf
      • United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (territorial sea, contiguous zone, high seas, EEZ, continental shelf, living resources etc)
      • Declaration of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment
      • Rio Declaration on Environment and Development
      • Draft Articles on the Prevention of Trans-boundary Harm from Hazardous Activities
      • UNCLOS commentary

Next meeting will be held @ Yonsei Library 1300 – 2100 HRS

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The Homecoming #005: Playing My Strengths, Compensating for my Weaknesses

The Homecoming #005: Playing my Strengths, Compensating for my Weaknesses

Seungmin P. Jung

Do What You Are Discover the Perfect Career for You through the Secrets of Personality Type, Paul D. Tieger & Barbara Barron-Tieger

Introverted, Intuitive, Feeling, Judging “Catalysts for Positive Change”

  • Playing my Strengths
    • Integrity and Inspiration as motivations at Work Space
    • Focus on and Single-mindedness about Important Projects
    • Decisiveness and strong Organizational Skills
    • Creativity and Ability to come up with Original Solutions
    • Perspective to see the Big Picture and the future implications of Actions and Ideas
    • Ability to understand Complex Concepts
    • Independent Streak and strong Personal Convictions
    • Drive to be Productive and reach your goals
    • Deep Commitment to work you believe in
    • (not sure)
      • Empathy and Ability to anticipate others’ needs
      • Genuine Interest in others and Talent for helping others grow and develop
  • Compensating for my Weaknesses
    • Single-mindedness that can result in inflexibility
    • unrealistic sense of how long things take
    • tendency to be impractical about viability and/or feasibility of some ideas
    • difficulty working in competitive or tension-filled environments
    • difficulty dealing with conflict and tendency to ignore unpleasantness
    • reluctance to revisit or reverse decisions once they’ve been made
    • difficulty changing plans or directions quickly (not sure)
    • trouble disciplining subordinates with objectivity and directness
    • tendency to be judgmental

[ Careers ]     [ #002 ]

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#04 ULS Winter Session 2017

Session #04 @ New Millennium Hall rm #114

1500 – 1800 HRS

23 JAN 2017

GABIN, DANIEL, SUN, HEEDONG, DONGA, AND SEUNGMIN

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Gabin: “Today’s session was led by Sun and Heedong who respectively presented on [International Law and Municipal Law] and [International Environmental Law]. Their thorough preparation enabled in-depth discussion of complex legal issues. This session marked the end of the ULS Winter Session 2017 through which ULS members were able to review and hone their knowledge of international law. ULS would like to thank our members for their participation. Stay tuned for an exciting journey in the spring!”

  • Ademola Abass, Complete International Law: Text, Cases, and Materials, Second Edition, Oxford University
    • Chapter 09: International Law and Municipal Law [ summary ]
    • Chapter 17: International Environmental Law [ summary ]
  • QNA
    • Procedural Default Rule
    • Enabling Clause (UK) and Implementing Legislation (Australia)
    • Why is jurisdiction over certain crimes an exception to the Incorporation in Australian Courts?
    • Busan American Cultural Service Building arson case
      • Jurisdiction of the Court (Criminal and Civil)
      • Who puts a check on the quality of court rulings?
    • US – UK – KOR systems
    • consistent interpretation
    • Good Faith and Equity
    • IEL, are all other States relieved of their obligations when one State is in breach of its obligations?
  • Assignment
    • The Newsroom Season 01 Episode 01 (introduction to Deep Water Horizon)
    • Philip C. Jessup 2014 Compromis + Clarification

 

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#03 ULS Board Meeting 2017

ULS Board Meeting @ Bangkok Express

1800 – 2200 HRS

17 JAN 2017

GABIN, DANIEL, DONGA, AND SEUNGMIN

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  • Agendas
    • Syllabus for 1st Semester of 2017
    • Invitation Mail / New Recruits
    • LSAT Study Group

 

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