Politics, Law and Government
- Michelle Park Steel, California State Board of Equalization, elected to represent 8.5 million California taxpayers.
- Jun Choi, former Mayor of Edison, New Jersey
- Dr. Steven Choi, Irvine, California City Councilmember and candidate for California State Assembly
- Judge Herbert Choy, appointed to the U.S Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and first Asian American appointed to the federal bench.
- Wendy Lee Gramm, chairwoman of the Regulatory Studies Program at George Mason University's Mercatus Center, the wife of former United States Senator Phil Gramm. Gramm held several positions in the Reagan Administration, including heading the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA).
- Hoon-Yung Hopgood, member of Michigan State House of Representatives, first Korean American elected to public office in Michigan
- BJ Kang, FBI agent, lead investigator of insider trading case against Raj Rajaratnam
- Emil J. Kang, non-profit arts administrator and educator, Nominated by President Barack Obama to serve on the National Council on the Arts, first Korean-American to be nominated
- Sukhee Kang, Mayor of Irvine, CA
- Young Woo Kang, policy advisor of the National Council on Disability of the U.S. White House in 2001
- Harry Kim, Mayor of Hawaii County
- Jae Y. Kim, Hackensack, New Jersey attorney appointed to Central Municipal Court judgeship in Bergen County, New Jersey in January 2011.
- Jay Kim, former Republican Congressman from California
- Harold Hongju Koh, Dean of Yale Law School and former Assistant Secretary of State during the Clinton administration (See below.)
- Ronald Moon, Chief Justice of the Hawai'i Supreme Court
- Angela E. Oh, attorney and social/political activist best known for her role as spokesperson for the Korean American community after the 1992 Los Angeles Riots and her position on President Bill Clinton's One America Initiative
- Annabel Park, founder of Coffee Party USA
- Paull Shin, Washington state senator; Korean adoptee
- Anna Song, Trustee on the Santa Clara County Office of Education.
- John Yoo, Berkeley law professor and former Deputy Attorney General in the United States Department of Justice
- Sam Yoon, Boston City Councillor (2005–2009), first Asian American to be elected to the position in the city.
Other articles related to "laws, law":
... between about 201 to 27 BC, we can see the development of more flexible laws to match the needs of the time ... class is created the ius honorarium, which can be defined as "The law introduced by the magistrates who had the right to promulgate edicts in order to ... The adaptation of law to new needs was given over to juridical practice, to magistrates, and especially to the praetors ...
... The first legal text is the Law of the Twelve Tables, dating from mid-5th century BC ... Terentilius Arsa, proposed that the law should be written, in order to prevent magistrates from applying the law arbitrarily ... to send a delegation to Athens, to copy the Laws of Solon they also dispatched delegations to other Greek cities for like reason ...
... the Twelve Tables (754–449 BC), private law comprised the Roman civil law (ius civile Quiritium) that applied only to Roman citizens, and was bonded to ... the people began their first activities without any fixed law, and without any fixed rights all things were ruled despotically, by kings" ... It is believed that Roman Law is rooted in the Etruscan religion, emphasising ritual ...
... Organic law, a fundamental law Organic statute, literally "regulations for an organ", with "organ" meaning an organization or governmental body Organic Articles, a ...
Famous quotes containing the words government and/or law:
“In an ideal society, mothers and fathers would produce potty- trained, civilized, responsible new citizens while government and corporate leaders would provide a safe, healthy, economically just community.”
—Mary Kay Blakely (20th century)
“They who say that women do not desire the right of suffrage, that they prefer masculine domination to self-government, falsify every page of history, every fact in human experience. It has taken the whole power of the civil and canon law to hold woman in the subordinate position which it is said she willingly accepts.”
—Elizabeth Cady Stanton (18151902)