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Legal agenda and live webcasts ~ Monday, March 14

[JURIST] Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Monday, March 14.

The US Senate [official website] convenes at 10 AM ET today to begin consideration of the FY 2006 budget resolution. Watch a live webcast of proceedings. The Senate Judiciary Committee [official website] Immigration, Border Security and Citizenship Subcommittee will hold a 2:30 PM ET hearing on strengthening border security and the Sept. 11 Commission report on terrorist travel. View a hearing agenda, and watch a live webcast of the hearing.

The US House [official website] will convene at 12:30 PM ET today. Watch a live webcast of proceedings.

The UN Security Council [official website] will hold a 10:30 AM ET meeting, in which it will hear a report by the Secretary-General on Ethiopa and Eritrea and a letter from the Secretary-General on the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia. View a meeting agenda, and watch a live webcast of the proceedings.

The 61st session of the UN Commission on Human Rights [official website] begins today [Yonhap report] at 10 AM ET and runs through next month. View the provisional agenda [PDF] for the session and a daily agenda [DOC].

At the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, Ramush Haradinaj, Idriz Balaj and Lahi Brahimaj [ICTY case backgrounder] will make an initial appearance before the tribunal at 8:30 AM local time [2:30 AM ET]. Watch a webcast of proceedings. The trial of Slobodan Milosevic [ICTY case backgrounder] continues today. A webcast begins at 9:30 AM local time [3:30 AM ET]. Also today, the trial of Fatmir Limaj and others [ICTY case backgrounder] continues, with a webcast beginning at 2:45 PM local time [8:45 AM ET].

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