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Legal agenda and live webcasts ~ Tuesday, October 19

[JURIST] Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Tuesday, October 19.

Today is the deadline for voter registration in Connecticut.... Michael White, Director of Legal Affairs and Policy at the National Archives will speak about the electoral college at 10 AM ET. Watch a live webcast (via C-SPAN).... The American Enterprise Institute will hold a forum on the increasing importance of absentee ballot voting. Watch a live webcast at 2 PM ET (via C-SPAN).

The US House and Senate are in recess until Tuesday, November 16.

The UN Security Council will meet at 10 AM ET to hear the report of the Secretary-General on the situation in the Middle East. AP has more. The Security Council will then hold an open debate on threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts. Watch a live webcast.

The trial of former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic continues at 9 AM local time today at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia at The Hague. Watch a webcast beginning at 9:30 AM local time (3:30 AM ET); for witness protection, the webcast is on a 30-minute tape delay. The ICTY has background on the case.... Also today at the ICTY, the trial of Momcilo Krajisnik continues. Watch a webcast beginning at 2:45 PM local time (8:45 AM ET); for witness protection, the webcast is on a 30-minute tape delay. The ICTY has case information.

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