UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
November 19, 1999
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
MICROSOFT CORPORATION, DEFENDANT.
STATE OF NEW YORK, EX REL. ATTORNEY GENERAL ELIOT SPITZER, ET AL., PLAINTIFFS AND COUNTERCLAIM-DEFENDANTS,
MICROSOFT CORPORATION, DEFENDANT AND COUNTERCLAIM-PLAINTIFF.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Thomas Penfield Jackson U.S. District Judge
With the agreement of the parties, and in accordance with the in-chambers status and scheduling conference of November 18, 1999, it is, this day of November, 1999, ORDERED:
1. The memoranda of law to be filed by the parties pursuant to Scheduling Order No. 7 of November 5, 1999, shall not exceed seventy (70) pages in length, and the reply and surreply memoranda of law shall not exceed thirty (30) pages in length without prior leave of Court, except that defendant Microsoft's memorandum and surreply memorandum may exceed the prescribed length by the aggregate number of pages in the separate memoranda filed by plaintiff United States and the plaintiff States if separate memoranda are filed.
2. Professor Lawrence Lessig is invited to participate as amicus curiae by the Court, and the plaintiff United States , the plaintiff States collectively, and the defendant Microsoft may each designate a single amicus curiae of their choice. Amici curiae may file memoranda of law on issues of their choice, not to exceed fifty (50) pages in length, the same to be filed on or before January 31, 2000.
3. Oral argument on proposed Conclusions of Law is scheduled for February 22, 2000, at 10:00 a.m., in a courtroom to be designated.
4. No dates fixed by Scheduling Order No. 7 or this Order shall be deemed postponed by the Order of Reference for Mediation entered simultaneously herewith unless subsequently ordered hereafter for good cause.
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