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Re: Limit on # of figures in HTH?

Jackson's disdain for Microsoft's defense, never exactly a secret, became more and more evident as the trial wore on. One February afternoon, before gaveling court into session, he offered some words of wisdom he claimed were directed at no one in particular, but whose target in fact could hardly have been clearer. "The code of tribal wisdom says that when you discover you are riding a dead horse, the best strategy is to dismount," Jackson said. But lawyers "often try other strategies with dead horses, including the following: buying a stronger whip; changing riders; saying things like, 'This is the way we've always ridden this horse'; appointing a committee to study the horse; ... declaring the horse is better, faster, and cheaper dead; and, finally, harnessing several dead horses together for increased speed." Jackson smiled and then turned to Boies. "That said, the witness is yours."