Legal agenda and live webcasts ~ Thursday, October 21

Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Thursday, October 21.

Ohio State University's Moritz College of Law will host a lecture on the Legacy of Election 2000, featuring Ohio Governor Bob Taft. Moritz professors Steven Huefner, Peter Shane and Daniel Tokaji will also speak. Watch a live webcast beginning at 12 Noon ET.

The ABA's 2004 Administrative Law Conference begins today in Washington DC. Read Thursday's agenda.

Court-appointed lawyers for former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic will argue against their appointment today at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia at The Hague. Watch a webcast of the hearing beginning at 9:30 AM local time (3:30 AM ET); the webcast is on a 30-minute tape delay. The ICTY has background on the case.... Also today at the ICTY, the trial of Momcilo Krajisnik continues. Watch a webcast beginning at 2:45 PM local time (8:45 AM ET); for witness protection, the webcast is on a 30-minute tape delay. The ICTY has case information.

At the United Nations, the General Assembly's Sixth Committee will debate an international convention against the cloning of human beings. Watch a live webcast beginning at 10 AM ET. The Committee has background information.

Incoming European Commission President José Manuel Barroso will meet with the European Parliament's Conference of Presidents today to respond to the Parliament's assessments of nominee Commissioners. Following the meeting, Parliament president Josep Borrell and other leaders will hold press conferences on the subject. JURIST's Paper Chase has background on controversy surrounding the Justice Commissioner nominee, who has been rejected by a Parliamentary committee.

 

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