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Legal agenda and live webcasts ~ Tuesday, November 30

[JURIST] Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Tuesday, November 30.

The US Supreme Court will hear 10 AM ET oral arguments in the consolidated cases of Whitfield v. United States and Hall v. United States (case summary from Duke Law School), where the court will decide whether the commission of an overt act is an element of the crime of conspiracy to commit money laundering. The ABA provides merit briefs filed in the case. The Court will also hear arguments this morning in Jackson v. Birmingham Board of Education, where it will consider whether the private right of action for violations of Title IX encompasses redress for retaliation for complaints about unlawful sex discrimination. The ABA provides merit briefs filed in the case.

The US House and Senate are 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 New America Foundation will host a forum on Tackling Taxes: Families, Fairness & Fundamental Reform, featuring, among others, Yale Law School Professor Michael Graetz. Watch a live webcast beginning at 10 AM ET (via C-SPAN).... Thomas Kean and Lee Hamilton, Chair and Vice-Chair of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States will hold a 12:15 PM ET press conference on the Commission's recommendations. Watch a live webcast (via C-SPAN).

The trial of Slobodan Milosevic continues Tuesday 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 Tuesday, 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, the General Assembly will meet at 10 AM ET to hear the report of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People and to consider the situation in the Middle East. Watch a live webcast. The discussion of the situation in the Middle East will continue into the General Assembly's 3 PM ET meeting.... The Security Council will hear a briefing by the Head of the Security Council Mission to Central Africa and will consider the situation between Iraq and Kuwait. Watch a live webcast beginning at 11 AM ET.

Radio Free Europe is hosting a forum on monitoring the Ukrainian presidential election, featuring speakers from the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe and Freedom House. Watch a live webcast beginning at 9:15 AM ET (via C-SPAN).... The Heritage Foundation will host a 12 PM ET forum on the realities of Turkey joining the European Union. Watch a live webcast.

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