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Legal agenda and live webcasts ~ Wednesday, November 24

[JURIST] Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Wednesday, November 24.

The US House and Senate will meet Wednesday for legislative business to pass an amended Continuing Resolution extending funding for government operations through December 8th. Watch a live webcast of House proceedings beginning at 2 PM ET (via C-SPAN). Watch a live webcast of Senate proceedings beginning at 5 PM ET (via C-SPAN). After Wednesday, the US House and Senate will be in recess. The US House will reconvene on Monday, December 6 at 2 PM. The US Senate will reconvene on Tuesday, December 7 at 9:30 AM.

The trial of Slobodan Milosevic continues Wednesday at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. Watch a webcast of the trial beginning at 9:30 AM local time (3:30 AM ET); the webcast is on a 30-minute tape delay. The ICTY has background on the case.... Also Wednesday, the trial of Fatmir Limaj and his co-defendants continues at the ICTY. Watch a webcast beginning at 2:45 PM local time (8:45 AM ET); the webcast is on a 30-minute tape delay. The ICTY has case information.

At the United Nations, Juan Gabriel Valdes, Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Haiti will hold a 12 PM ET press briefing on the situation in Haiti. Watch a live webcast.

South Africa's Cape High Court is expected to hand down its decision Wednesday morning on whether Mark Thatcher, son of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, must answer questions from Equatorial Guinea prosecutors on his roll in a coup plot. The South African Press Association has more and JURIST's Paper Chase has background.

JURIST's daily docket will resume after the Thanksgiving Break on Monday, November 29.

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