Archiv: Yang Sung-tae

24.01.2019 - 02:24 [ Yonhap ]

Former Supreme Court chief justice arrested in power abuse scandal

He stands accused of using or seeking to use trials as political leverage to lobby the office of then-President Park Geun-hye to get her approval for the establishment of a separate court of appeals, his pet project. Yang headed the top court from 2011-2017.