Yonhap News AgencyJanuary 25, 2014 02:01
SEOUL, Jan. 25 (Yonhap) -- A veteran chief judge of a local court was nominated to become a Supreme Court justice Saturday, the top court's officials said.
They said Supreme Court Chief Justice Yang Sung-tae has picked Cho Hee-dae, the top judge at the Daegu District Court, as the candidate to replace outgoing Supreme Court justice Cha Han-sung.
Cho, 56, became a judge in Seoul in 1986. The Supreme Court said Cho beat out four others to earn his candidacy.