December 24, 2021
Impeached President Park, Jailed for Corruption, Pardoned by Moon
By Hyung-Jin Kim
Moon's liberal government said the pardon of his conservative predecessor is meant to promote national unity.
January 14, 2021
South Korea’s Supreme Court Upholds 20-Year Sentence for Former Pres. Park Geun-hye
By Mitch Shin
The 2016 Candlelight Revolution finally ended with the Supreme Court’s final sentence for Park. Now the focus turns to a potential pardon.
August 31, 2019
South Korea’s Supreme Court Orders New Trials for Ex-President Park and Samsung Heir
By Hyung-Jin Kim and Kim Tong-Hyung
The trials will revisit the corruption scandal that saw Park ousted from office.
September 27, 2018
South Korean Supreme Court Caught in Park Geun-hye Scandal
By Troy Stangarone
A chief justice is accused of influencing politically sensitive trials to impress the Park administration.
April 14, 2018
Park, Lee and the Plight of Korean Presidents
By Clint Work
Why have all of South Korea's recent leaders been embroiled in corruption scandals?