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Table: Bill's Saviors?


The federal appeals judges who have Microsoft's fate in their hands

HARRY T. EDWARDS

Chief Judge. Carter appointee. Tore into Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson during the hearing.

DOUGLAS H. GINSBURG

Reagan-era antitrust chief at Justice Dept. Was highly critical of trustbusters.

A. RAYMOND RANDOLPH

Bush appointee. Ruled against government in an earlier case involving Microsoft.

JUDITH W. ROGERS

Clinton appointee. Seemed friendliest to the government's case during oral argument.

DAVID B. SENTELLE

Social conservative. Views on antitrust are unknown. Winning him over is key for Microsoft.

DAVID S. TATEL

Clinton appointee. Said overturning Judge Jackson's fact-finding would be difficult.

STEPHEN F. WILLIAMS

Has authored one opinion in Microsoft's favor; thought to be leaning the company's way.


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