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Legal agenda and live webcasts ~ Monday, November 22

[JURIST] Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Monday, November 22.

The trial of Fatmir Limaj and his co-defendants continues Monday 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.... The defense phase of Slobodan Milosevic's trial will resume Monday. 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, the Security Council will meet to discuss the situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Watch a live webcast beginning at approximately 10 AM ET.

In the EU, the newly approved European Commission is due to take office Monday. JURIST's Paper Chase has background on last week's European Parliament vote on the new Commission.... The European Institute of Public Administration is hosting a two-day seminar in Maastricht on European Union legal developments. Read the seminar agenda.

The Palestinian Legislative Council will meet Monday to discuss amendments to Palestinian elections law, according to Voice of Palestine radio.... In Russia, the first hearing will be held Monday in the retrial of four military officers charged with murdering Chechen civilians. JURIST's Paper Chase has background (scroll down).

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