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Legal agenda and live webcasts ~ Wednesday, September 29

[JURIST] Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Wednesday, September 29.

On Capitol Hill, the US Senate will meet at 9:30 AM ET and will consider the Intelligence Reform Bill (S 2845). Watch a live webcast (via C-SPAN).... The US House will convene at 10 AM ET and will consider several bills including the District of Columbia Personal Protection Act (HR 3193). Watch a live webcast (via C-SPAN).... Several US House committees will meet for markup of the 9/11 Recommendations Implementation Act (HR 10), including the Financial Services Committee at 10 AM ET (watch live webcast), the Government Reform Committee at 10 AM ET (watch live webcast), the Judiciary Committee at 10 AM ET (watch live webcast), the Armed Services Committee at 1 PM ET (listen to live audio), and the Select Intelligence Committee at 1:30 PM ET (watch live webcast via C-SPAN).... During the 10 AM ET US House Judiciary Committee meeting, the committee will also mark up the Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Act (S 1194), HR 4306 (to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act), and other pending legislation.... The US Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space will hold a 2 PM ET hearing on embryonic stem cell research. Watch a live webcast.

At the United Nations, the 59th session of the General Assembly reconvenes at 10 AM ET with remarks by multiple heads of state and other high-level ministers, which will continue into the Assembly's 3 PM ET afternoon session. Read the schedule of speakers and watch a live webcast of both sessions.... The Security Council will meet at 10 AM ET in a closed session to consider Guinea-Bissau and other matters.... At 4 PM ET, the Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic to the UN will sponsor a press briefing on the situation of human rights in Myanmar. Watch a live webcast.

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