Legal agenda and live webcasts ~ Monday, October 25

Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Monday, October 25.

Early voting begins today in Georgia.... Today is the deadline for voter registration in Utah and Vermont.

The US House and Senate are in recess until Tuesday, November 16.

At the United Nations, the Security Council will hold closed consultations at 10 AM ET on the Central African Republic. The Security Council will then hold a 3 PM ET closed meeting with troop-contributing countries to the UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara.

European Union justice and home affairs ministers will meet Monday to discuss the EU's justice and home affairs program for the next five years. Read the provisional agenda and background [PDF] provided by the Dutch EU presidency. EUobserver.com has more.

In Israel, the Knesset Monday begins two days of debate on Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's disengagement plan from the Gaza Strip and northern West Bank. A vote on a proposed compensation bill is scheduled for late Tuesday. Watch a live webcast of today's Knesset session, beginning at 10 AM ET (4 PM in Israel). The Jerusalem Post has more.

 

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