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Legal agenda and live webcasts ~ Monday, Feb. 21

[JURIST] Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Monday, Feb. 21.

The US Senate and US House [official websites] are in recess today for the President's Day holiday. Both will resume their sessions on Feb. 28.

European Commission Vice President Margot Wallström will speak at a press conference on the results of the Spanish referendum [JURIST report] on the European Constitution, followed by a statement by European Parliament President Josep Borrell. Watch a live webcast at 9:15 AM local time [3:15 AM ET]. Also today, the European Parliament [official website] opens its plenary session, which runs through this week. Watch a live webcast of proceedings beginning at 4:30 PM local time [10:30 AM ET].

At the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, the trial of Nasir Oric [ICTY case backgrounder] continues. Watch a webcast of proceedings beginning at 2:45 PM local time [8:45 AM ET].

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