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Legal agenda and live webcasts ~ Tuesday, Feb. 8

[JURIST] Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Tuesday, Feb. 8.

In Washington today, the US Senate [official website] convenes at 9:30 AM ET for regular business and to consider S. 5 [bill summary], the Class Action Bill. A live webcast is available via C-SPAN 2. The US House [official website] will open its daily session at 2 PM ET, with a live webcast available from C-SPAN.

The Federal Communications Commission will hold a forum on low power FM beginning at 9:30 AM ET. Read the public notice [PDF] and watch a live webcast of the forum.

The Cato Institute is holding a forum on social security reform today, with Nobel Prize in Economics winner Edward Prescott, Harvard University economics professor Martin Feldstein and Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Holtz-Eakin. A live webcast begins at 9:30 AM ET via C-SPAN 3.

At the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, the trial of Slobodan Milosevic [ICTY case backgrounder] resumes today after being delayed for several days due to Milosevic's poor health. A webcast begins 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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