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Thursday, January 20, 2005

Legal agenda and live webcasts ~ Thursday, Jan. 20
Chris Buell at 6:30 AM ET

[JURIST] Here's a run-down of law-related events, expected developments and live webcasts on JURIST's docket for Thursday, Jan. 20.

The 55th Presidential Inaugural Ceremony [official website] will be held today, beginning at 11:30 AM ET as Vice President Dick Cheney takes the oath of office. President Bush will be sworn in at 12 PM ET. View a schedule of events. A live webcast of the day's events is available via C-SPAN beginning at 8 AM ET.

The US Senate [official website] will reconvene today at 3 PM ET, when it will take up consideration of President Bush's cabinet nominations. A live webcast is available via C-SPAN 2.

At the UN, the General Assembly [official website] will elect judges to the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia. Read a letter [text, PDF] to the General Assembly from UN Secretary General Kofi Annan concerning the judicial elections. A live webcast is available from the UN at 10 AM ET.

At the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, the trial of Slobodan Milosevic [ICTY case background] continues today. A live webcast of proceedings begins at 9:30 AM local time [3:30 AM ET].

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