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.