Legal agenda and live webcasts ~ Wednesday, April 6

Legal agenda and live webcasts ~ Wednesday, April 6

[JURIST] Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Wednesday, April 6.

The US Senate [official website] convenes at Noon ET today. Watch a live webcast of proceedings. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee [official website] is holding a hearing to consider several Environmental Protection Agency nominations, including Stephen L. Johnson [official profile] as EPA administrator. Watch a live webcast of the hearing.

The US House [official website] meets at 10 AM ET today. Watch a live webcast of the session. Also during today's session, Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko [official website in English] will address legislators at 10:45 AM ET. The House Judiciary Committee [official website] is holding a hearing to review the USA PATRIOT Act [PDF text] and its reauthorization at 1 PM ET today. Watch a live webcast of the hearing. The Courts, Internet, and Intellectual Property Subcommittee is holding a hearing at 10 AM ET today on the interoperability and availability of digital music. Watch a live webcast of proceedings.

The Securities and Exchange Commission [official website] is holding an open meeting at 10 AM ET today. View the agenda, and watch a live webcast of the meeting.

The Heritage Foundation [advocacy website] is holding a forum titled "Scalia Dissents: Writings of the Supreme Court's Wittiest, Most Outspoken Justice," at Noon ET today. Watch a live webcast of the event.

The UN General Assembly [official website] convenes at 10 AM ET today, when it will consider a report by Secretary-General Kofi Annan following up on the Millenium Summit [official website]. Watch a live webcast of the session.

At the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, the trial of Slobodan Milosevic [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.