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Legal agenda and live webcasts ~ Thursday, December 2

[JURIST] Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Thursday, December 2.

The US House and Senate are in recess. The US House will reconvene on Monday, December 6 at 2 PM. The US Senate will reconvene on Tuesday, December 7 at 9:30 AM.

The trial of Slobodan Milosevic continues Thursday at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. Watch a webcast of the trial 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 Thursday, the trial of Fatmir Limaj and his co-defendants continues at the ICTY. Watch a webcast beginning at 2:45 PM local time (8:45 AM ET); the webcast is on a 30-minute tape delay. The ICTY has case information.

At the United Nations, the Security Council will hold 10 AM ET closed consultations on the Democratic Republic of Congo.... Abdallah Baali, Algeria's Ambassador to the UN and President of the Security Council for December, will hold a 12:30 PM ET press conference to brief on the Council's agenda for the month. Watch a live webcast.... At the General Assembly's afternoon session, the Sixth (Legal) Committee will deliver reports on the responsibility of states for internationally wrongful acts, the status of Protocols Additional the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and relating to the protection of victims of armed conflicts, and several other topics. A full list is available here. Watch a live webcast beginning at 3 PM ET.

European Union Justice and Home Affairs Ministers begin a two-day meeting in Brussels Thursday. Watch a live webcast of a Council press conference beginning at 1 PM local time (7 AM ET).

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