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Legal agenda and live webcasts ~ Friday, Feb. 25

[JURIST] Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Friday, Feb. 25.

The US Senate and US House [official websites] are in recess this week. Both will resume their sessions on Feb. 28.

The Brookings Institution is holding a forum titled "Darfur, War Crimes, the International Criminal Court, and the Quest for Justice," at 10 AM ET today. Watch a live webcast of the event via C-SPAN.

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law is holding a symposium titled "Meeting the Challenge of Grutter: Affirmative Action in 25 Years." A panel on education reform trends will begin at 9 AM ET, and a panel on implementing change begins at 11 AM ET. More event information and a live webcast is available.

The EU Justice and Home Affairs Council [official website] is holding a press briefing on EU-Ukraine Troika at 2 PM local time [8 AM ET]. Watch a live webcast of the briefing.

At the UN, the Security Council [official website] will hear a progress report by Secretary-General Kofi Annan on cross-border issues in West Africa. Watch a live webcast of the meeting beginning at 10 AM ET. Following that, a 12 Noon ET press conference will be held on gender equality progress since the Beijing World Conference on Women in 1995 [information website]. Watch a live webcast of the press conference.

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