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Legal agenda and live webcasts ~ Thursday, April 14

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

The US Senate [official website] convenes at 9:30 AM ET today, when it will consider H.R. 1268 [bill summary], the Iraq/Afghanistan Supplemental Appropriations bill. Watch a live webcast of the session. The Senate Judiciary Committee [official website] Immigration, Border Security and Citizenship and Terrorism, Technology and Homeland Security Subcommittees are holding a hearing at 2:30 PM ET today to examine deportation and related issues relating to strengthening interior enforcement. Watch a live webcast of the hearing.

The US House [official website] convenes for legislative business at 10 AM ET today, when it will consider S. 256 [bill summary], the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005. Watch a live webcast of the session.

The European Parliament [official website] continues its plenary session at 9 AM local time [3 AM ET] today. View the agenda for the session. Watch a live webcast of the session.

The UN General Assembly [official website] is holding its 92nd plenary meeting at 10 AM ET today. Watch a live webcast of the meeting.

At the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, a status conference will be held in the trial of Slobodan Milosevic [ICTY case backgrounder] at 8:30 and 10:35 AM local time [2:30 and 4:35 AM ET], followed by the actual trial at 12:40 PM local time [6:40 AM ET]. Also today, 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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