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30th Anniversary of the Constitutional Court of Korea
Sep 05, 2018

□ The Constitutional Court of Korea hosted a ceremony to commemorate the 30th anniversary of its foundation at 10 am on August 31 at the Court House. The event was celebrated with presence of around 180 prominent figures from the Judiciary, Legislature, Executive and Constitutional Institutes as well as academy and related organizations.


□ The ceremony under the banner of “30 Years with the People, Future with the Constitution” to imply empathy with people and standing by them was held at the main lobby of the Court House open to everyone.


□ “The Court was founded as a precious child of the 1987 Constitution that came to fruition after the Democracy Movement,” President Lee, Jinsung said in his celebrating remark. “And it brought freedom and rights of the people set forth in the very Constitution and the rule of law to reality.”


□ “In democracy and rule of law, outcome is important and the process is as important,” he added. “True adjudication and decisions the Court makes based on legitimacy will be the last and finishing stroke that will perfect the picture called democracy.”


□ He also stressed that the Court has to create a constitutional environment under which our descendants are proud of being born and raised in this country, and the members of the Court have to be ready to hold the hands and dry tears of the people, whom we serve.


□ Last but not least, he said, “Today, the Court takes a step that completes the last three decades and, at the same time, begins a new journey toward the future. I would like to thank you all who support the Court’s future.”


□ At the event, the Court awarded Cho, Kyu Kwang, the first President of the Cout, the Order of Civil Merit, the Rose of Sharon Medal for laying out the foundation of the Court such as organization, budget, court procedure and office building completion after its establishment.

□ It also had a signing ceremony by inviting the President of the Republic and President of the Court to pledge to realize the spirit of the Constitution and hope for people’s happiness on the Constitutional Books written in pure Korean to celebrate the anniversary. Each of them will be preserved at the Presidential Office and the Court permanently.


□ In the meantime, the Court arranged a special lecture, served cool drinks and offered various experience programs from August 31 to September 1 at its yard for employees, visitors and residents nearby.
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