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Legal agenda and live webcasts ~ Monday, April 11

[JURIST] Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Monday, April 11.

The US Senate [official website] convenes at 2 PM ET today. At 3 PM ET, it will begin consideration of H.R. 1268 [bill summary], the Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Tsunami Relief. Following that, the Senate will consider the nomination of Paul A. Crotty [DOJ resume] as District Judge for the Southern District of New York at 5 PM ET. Watch a live webcast of the session. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee [official website] is holding a hearing at 9:30 AM ET today to consider the nomination of John R. Bolton [official profile] as US ambassador to the UN. Watch a live webcast of the session via C-SPAN.

The US House [official website] is not in session today.

The European Parliament [official website] opens a plenary session at 5 PM local time [11 AM ET] today. View the agenda for the session.

At the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, the trial of Naser Oric [ICTY case backgrounder] continues today at 9:30 AM local time [3:30 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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