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Legal agenda and live webcasts ~ Thursday, Nov. 11

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

Today is Veteran's Day, a US federal holiday. Federal courts and most state courts are closed.

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

The UN General Assembly's 51st plenary meeting today will discuss coordination of humanitarian and disaster relief efforts. Read the secretary general's report [PDF] to be presented at the meeting. A live webcast of the meeting will begin at 9:30 AM ET via UN Webcast Channel 1.

An EU-Russia summit to take place at The Hague in the Netherlands has been postponed pending the instatement of the new EU executive. A new date for the summit has not been set.

At the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, the Slobodan Milosevic trial continues, with a live webcast available at 3:30 AM ET (9:30 AM local time). A further appearance will be made by Ljubisa Beara, also with a live webcast at 9 AM ET. Also today, trials continue for Momcilo Krajisnik, Enver Hadzihasanovic and Amir Kubura, and a status conference will be held in the case of Dario Kordic and Mario Cerkez.

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