",i>The U.S. Department of Justice has decided to push for
the Microsoft Corp. case to go directly to the Supreme Court on
"Assistant Attorney General Joel Klein said Wednesday that the
U.S. Solicitor General has moved to act under the Expediting Act to
request that the case go directly to the Supreme Court and skip the
U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, which
is next in line to hear the case on appeal...."
"Judge Jackson makes the determination on whether to turn the
case over to the Supreme Court, Klein said. The government will
file its request with the court "in a timely fashion," following
Microsoft's filing of its notice of appeal, he said."
"Microsoft can contest the move, however. The software giant has
the right to ask the Supreme Court to return the case to the Court
of Appeals for review before it ultimately reaches the Supreme
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