Legal agenda and live webcasts ~ Friday, April 8, 2005

Legal agenda and live webcasts ~ Friday, April 8, 2005

[JURIST] Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Friday, April 8.

The US House [official website] opens its session at 10 AM ET today. Watch a live webcast. The US Senate [official website] is not in session.

The University of South Carolina School of Law is hosting the 2005 Rudolph C. Barnes Sr. Symposium [official website] titled "Religion, Ethics & Armed Conflict Law: Afghanistan, Iraq & the War on Terror" today. View an agenda of presentations, and watch a live webcast of the event.

The Manhattan Institute for Policy Research [official website] is holding a forum on immigration reform at Noon ET today. Watch a live webcast via C-SPAN.

The Progress and Freedom Foundation [official website] is holding a seminar on broadcast indecency at 12:10 PM ET today. Watch a live webcast via C-SPAN 2.

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars [official website] is holding a forum titled "Can Businesses Survive in Russia if They Obey the Law?" at 4 PM ET today. Watch a live webcast of the event.

Djibouti [BBC News profile] is holding presidential elections today.

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.