Web Extra: Anderson trial opening statement – Prosecution

When the Tom Anderson legislative corruption trial started up June 27, 2007, both the prosecution and the defense made their opening statements to the judge and jury. The prosecution’s opener lasted about 45 minutes while the defense lasted about 8 to 10 minutes in length.

Attached to this posting you’ll find a 6:41 excerpt of the prosecution’s statement, offered by Joe Bottini, U.S. Attorney for Alaska. Audio from the defense’s opening statement is available separately.

(audio obtained from the court’s official recording)