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Legal agenda and live webcasts ~ Monday, Jan. 31

[JURIST] Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Monday, Jan. 31.

On Capitol Hill, the US Senate [official website] will convene for regular business at 1 PM ET today and will consider the nomination of Samuel Bodman [official biography] for secretary of energy. Watch a live webcast via C-SPAN.

Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen [official website] will deliver a state of the state address today.

At the UN today, the Security Council [official website] will hold a session beginning at 10:00 AM ET, in which it will discuss the situation in 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, a status conference will be held in the Seselj trial [ICTY case backgrounder], with a webcast to begin at 10:30 AM local time [4:30 AM ET]. A judgment will be issued in the Strugar case [ICTY case backgrounder] at 12 PM local time [8 AM ET]. Also today, 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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