Jurors Sworn In as Trial Begins
The 12-person jury and three alternates -- nine women and six men -- were led into the courtroom and sworn in at about 3:25 p.m.
Judge Steven Ebert read the jury instructions.
Blanchard said he expects the state's opening statement to last about 45 minutes. Both Meyer and Morgan said they will take 25-30 minutes each.
Ebert said he expects to have jurors on their way by 5:30 p.m.
-- by Greg Bump