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Legal agenda and live webcasts ~ Wednesday, Feb. 9

[JURIST] Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Wednesday, Feb. 9.

The US Senate [official website] convenes today at 9:30 AM ET, and it continues debate of S. 5 [bill summary], the Class Action Bill. Watch a live webcast via C-SPAN 2. The US House [official website] opens its daily session at 10 AM ET, with a live webcast available from C-SPAN.

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars will hold a forum on US-Iran relations after recent elections in the region, with Ken Pollack of the Saban Center on Middle East Policy and Hadi Semati of the Woodrow Wilson Center. Watch a live webcast of the event beginning at 12:30 PM ET.

EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso will hold a joint press conference [daily programme] with EU External Relations and European Neighbourhood Policy Commissioner Benita Ferrero-Waldner and US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice at 4:50 PM local time [10:50 AM ET]. Watch a live webcast of the conference.

The UN Commission for Social Development [official website] opens its 43rd session [session information] today.

At the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, the trial of Slobodan Milosevic [ICTY case backgrounder] continues, with a webcast beginning at 9:30 AM local time [3:30 AM ET]. Also Tuesday, the trial of Fatmir Limaj and others [ICTY case backgrounder] continues, with a webcast beginning at 3:30 PM local time [9:30 AM ET].

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