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Analysis and News of US v. MS

Last Updated: 11/20/2001
Disclaimer: I am not a consultant of the United States Department of Justice, Microsoft, or any of the Attorneys General of the 19 States and the District of Columbia that are suing Microsoft

This page presents information and analysis on the latest legal battles between Microsoft and the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ"). These disputes are of crucial importance to the future of the internet, the personal computers industry, and high technology industries in general.

There are currently two cases of the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice against Microsoft. The latest one was filed on May 18, 1998. The older one was filed in October 1997. The analysis below focuses on the latest case.

Analysis of the settlement of the United States and some States with Microsoft

My Earlier Analysis of US v. MS

The Microsoft Antitrust Case (Discussion Paper)

The Microsoft Antitrust Case: Rejoinder (Discussion Paper)

Further reading in increasing order of difficulty

Transcript of Oral Arguments at the Court of Appeals [2/26/2001] [2/27/2001]

Brief for Appellees United States and the State Plaintiffs - Final Version

Microsoft's Appeal Brief

Microsoft's Jurisdictional Statement to the Supreme Court of the United States

Court Stays Final Judgment, Sends Microsoft Case to Supreme Court

Appeals Court Sets Schedule to Hear Microsoft's Motion to Stay Business Restrictions Pending Appeal

Motion of Appellant Microsoft Corporation for a Stay of the Judgment Pending Appeal (for DOJ)

Motion For a Stay Of The Judgment Pending Appeal (for States)

Final Judgment

Memorandum and Order on the Court's Final Judgment

Proposed Final Judgment

Findings of Fact

Findings of Law

Latest Independent Information

Latest Court Decisions

Latest Microsoft Positions and Filings (from

Latest US DOJ Positions and Filings (from

Latest Positions and Filings of the States Suing Microsoft (from

Latest Filings by the "Special Master," Prof. L. Lessig

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