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Legal agenda and live webcasts ~ Thursday, Jan. 27

[JURIST] Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Thursday, Jan. 27.

Maryland Gov. Robert Ehrlich will deliver a state of the state address today at 12 PM ET.

At the EU today, Commissioner for Justice, Freedom and Security [official website] Franco Frattini will hold a press conference on the EU's program to fight organized crime. A live webcast is available beginning at 11:30 AM local time [5:30 AM ET].

The Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly [official website] continues its 2005 winter session today. Watch a live webcast of proceedings beginning at 10 AM local time [4 AM ET].

The UN will hold a 12 PM ET press briefing with members of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women [official website] presenting the results of an inquiry into alleged violation of the CEDAW Convention [text]. Watch a live webcast of the briefing.

At the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, the trial of Fatmir Limaj and others [ICTY case backgrounder] continues today. A webcast is scheduled for 2:45 PM local time [8:45 AM ET].

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