Twitter’s lawsuit against Elon Musk over his decision to back out of a deal to take over the microblogging service will go to trial in October, Chancellor Kathaleen McCormick decided Tuesday.

Holding a trial within about 90 days of Twitter filing its complaint falls significantly closer to the September dates proposed by the company than the February timetable set out by Musk, with McCormick reasoning in part that the further out a resolution is pushed, the more Twitter could be harmed.

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