Legal agenda and live webcasts ~ Wednesday, April 13

[JURIST] Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Wednesday, April 13.

The US Senate [official website] convenes at 9:30 AM ET today, when it will consider H.R. 1268 [bill summary], the Iraq/Afghanistan Supplemental Appropriations bill. Watch a live webcast of the session. The Senate Judiciary Committee [official website] is holding a hearing at 9:30 AM ET today on securing electronic personal data. Watch a live webcast of the hearing. The Constitution Civil Rights and Property Rights Subcommittee is holding a hearing at 2 PM ET today on whether federal and state defense of marriage initiatives are vulnerable to judicial activism. Watch a live webcast of the hearing.

The US House [official website] convenes for legislative business at 10 AM ET today. Watch a live webcast of the session. The House Judiciary Committee [official website] will mark up H.R. 32, 748, 800, 866, and 1279 [bill summaries] at 10 AM ET today. Watch a live webcast of the meeting. The Committee is also holding a hearing at 4 PM ET today on immigration and alien gangs. Watch a live webcast of the hearing.

The European Parliament [official website] continues its plenary session at 9 AM local time [3 AM ET] today. View the agenda for the session. A vote on Bulgarian and Romanian accession is scheduled for Noon local time [6 AM ET]. Watch a live webcast of the session.

The UN General Assembly [official website] is holding its 91st plenary meeting at 10 AM ET today. Watch a live webcast of the meeting.

At the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, Ljubisa Beara [ICTY case backgrounder] will make a further appearance before the tribunal at 8 AM local time [2 AM ET] today. Following that, 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.

 

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