Human Dignity Clinic

About

The course is structured very differently than a typical 'legal clinics' or 'human rights' course. The course does not presume a baseline knowledge of international law, nor will it focus much on mastering this field of law. This course will challenge students to think about the limits of the law as a discipline, and the intersectionality of the law with other disciplines (ex: social work, political science, anthropology, economics, etc.). The course will also be used as an occasion to introduce students to certain inescapable tensions and practical realities of law, as well as the challenges of using the law to promote human dignity. Finally, the course will also push the students to structure and carry out independent and action-oriented research.

Academic Advisor

Prof. Stephan Sonnenberg / Prof. Soeun Lee

Prof. Stephan Sonnenberg
2020-present Seoul National University School of Law, Associate Professor
2015-2019 Jigme Singye Wangchuck School of Law, Thimphu, Bhutan, Associate Dean of Experiential Education & Clinics; Associate Professor
2011-2015 Stanford Law School, Palo Alto, CA, Clinical Supervising Attorney & Lecturer in Law
2007-2011 Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA, Clinical Instructor & Lecturer in Law
Attorney at Law; member of Massachusetts bar & California bar; solicitor in England & Wales / Brown University (B.A.); Harvard Law School (J.D.)

Prof. Soeun Lee
2020-present Seoul National University School of Law, Clinical Assistant Professor
2016-2019 Seoul National University School of Law, Lecturer in Law
2014-2019 Seoul National University School of Law, Director of Legal Affairs
Attorney at Law / Yonsei University (B.A.); Seoul National University (J.D.); Seoul National University (S.J.D.)

Contact

08826 Seoul National University, Gwanak-ro 1, Gwanak-gu, Seoul
02-880-2446
ssonnenberg@snu.ac.kr; soeunleels@snu.ac.kr

Principal Components

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