Legal agenda and live webcasts ~ Thursday, Feb. 10

[JURIST] Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Thursday, Feb. 10.

The US Senate [official website] convenes this morning at 9:30 AM ET, and it will continue debate on S. 5 [bill summary], the Class Action Bill. Watch a live webcast of the session via C-SPAN 2. The Senate Judiciary Committee [official website] will hold a hearing today on bankruptcy reform beginning at 10:15 AM ET. View the hearing agenda [text], and watch a live webcast of the hearing.

The US House [official website] opens its session at 10 AM ET, with a live webcast available via C-SPAN. Also at 10 AM ET, the House Judiciary Committee's Crime Subcommittee will hold a hearing on the impact of recent Supreme Court rulings on the federal sentencing guidelines [US Sentencing Commission website]. Read a press release about the hearing. The House Energy and Commerce Committee [official website] is holding a hearing on medical liability reform at 1 PM ET today. Watch a live webcast.

The Federal Communications Commission [official website] is holding an open commission meeting today at 9:30 AM ET. Read an agenda [text, PDF] and update [text, PDF] for the meeting, and watch a live webcast of proceedings.

The Canadian Gomery Commission [official website] continues hearings today in the Sponsorship Program Inquiry, with Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin scheduled to testify. Watch a live webcast of the hearing via CPAC at 9:30 AM ET.

At the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, proceedings in the trial of Slobodan Milosevic [ICTY case backgrounder] have been cancelled once again due to the former leader's illness. The trial is expected to be adjourned until Monday. The trial of Fatmir Limaj and others [ICTY case backgrounder] continues today, with a webcast available at 2:45 PM local time [8:45 AM ET].



 

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