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Legal agenda and live webcasts ~ Wednesday, March 30

[JURIST] Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Wednesday, March 30.

The US Supreme Court [official website] will hear oral arguments in one case today, beginning at 10 AM ET. In Wilkinson v. Austin [case backgrounder from Duke Law School], 04-495, the Court will consider what procedures are needed to protect a prisoner's due process rights when prison officials seek to place the prisoner in a "super-maximum security" facility. The ABA has merit briefs in the case.

The US Senate and US House [official websites] are in recess until April 4.

The People for the American Way is holding a news conference announcing an advertising campaign in support of retaining the filibuster in the Senate. Watch a live webcast of the briefing via C-SPAN beginning at 10 AM ET.

The American Enterprise Institute is holding a forum titled "The Limits of International Law," beginning at 5 PM ET. Watch a live webcast of the session via C-SPAN.

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

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