Legal agenda and live webcasts ~ Monday, Feb. 14

[JURIST] Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Monday, Feb. 14.

Alberto Gonzales [official biography] will be sworn in [media advisory] as the nation's 80th Attorney General by President Bush today. C-SPAN has a live webcast of the ceremony beginning at 9:25 AM ET.

On Capitol Hill, the US Senate [official website] convenes at 12 Noon ET today, when it will consider the nomination of Judge Michael Chertoff as Secretary of Homeland Security. Watch a live webcast of proceedings via FedNet. The US House [official website] opens its session at 12 Noon ET, with a live webcast available via FedNet.

The Cato Institute in Washington DC is holding a forum titled "Resolved: The Court Should Better Protect Property Rights" today, beginning at 12 Noon ET. Watch a live webcast.

Another conservative think tank, the American Enterprise Institute, is hosting a forum on "The Judicial Confirmation Process: The Difficulty in Being Smart." Watch a live webcast of the program via C-SPAN 3 beginning at 9 AM ET.

At the UN, the Security Council [official website] will elect a member to the International Court of Justice [official website] during its session, which begins at 10:15 AM ET. Watch a live webcast of proceedings.

At the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, the trial of Slobodan Milosevic [ICTY case backgrounder] resumes today after being adjourned for several days due to Milosevic's poor health. A webcast begins at 9:30 AM local time [3:30 AM ET]. Also today, the trial of Fatmir Limaj and others [ICTY case backgrounder] continues, with a webcast beginning at 2:45 PM local time [8:45 AM ET].

 

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