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Legal agenda and live webcasts ~ Friday, Jan. 28

[JURIST] Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Friday, Jan. 28.

At the US Department of State [official website], Condoleezza Rice will be sworn in as the nation's 66th secretary of state at 9:45 AM ET. Read Rice's welcome remarks [text] to State Department employees yesterday. Watch a live webcast of today's ceremony [via C-SPAN].

The Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly [official website] continues its 2005 winter session today. Watch a live webcast of proceedings beginning at 8:30 AM local time [2:30 AM ET].

At the UN today, the Security Council [official website] will hold a session beginning at 10:30 AM ET, in which it will discuss the situation in Georgia and Côte d’Ivoire [JURIST Countries]. View the agenda and watch a live webcast of the proceedings.

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 9:30 PM local time [3:30 AM ET].

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