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Legal agenda and live webcasts ~ Monday, October 11

[JURIST] Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Monday, October 11.

Today is Columbus Day in the United States, a federal holiday. Federal and state courts are closed in observance.

The US Senate will convene at 10 AM ET and will resume consideration of the conference report to the JOBS bill (HR 4520) [text]. Following its Saturday session, the US House stands adjourned until after the November election.

Ohio State University's Moritz College of Law will host a lecture on False Campaign Ads: Pros and Cons of Regulation, featuring UNC Kenan Professor of Law William Marshall. Moritz professors Edward Foley and David Goldberger will also speak. Watch a live webcast.

At the United Nations, the UN General Assembly will meet at 10 AM ET and will hear the annual report of the Security Council, which will address the question of equitable representation on and possible increase in the membership of the Council. The report will continue into the Assembly's 3 PM ET session. Watch a live webcast of both sessions.... The Security Council will hold 11 AM ET closed consultations on Cyprus and a letter from the Permanent Mission of Papua New Guinea to the UN.

In Denmark, the trial of former Defense Intelligence Service officer Frank Grevil begins. Grevil is charged with breaching Denmark's official information act by leaking classified reports about Iraq to a Danish daily. BBC News has background.

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