Casey Anthony trial is live; watch live video coverage
The Casey Anthony trial has finally begun. After three years of waiting for justice in the Caylee Anthony murder case, her mother, the only suspect in the case is finally facing a jury of her peers. Linda Drane Burdick, the lead prosecutor in the case, is delivering opening statements. She has presented a timeline of events that date back before Casey Anthony moved to Florida at the age of three and before her daughter, Caylee Anthony was born. The defense has not yet delivered opening statements. You may watch live video coverage of the Casey Anthony trial here.
If Casey Anthony is found guilty she faces the death penalty. Her parents, though witnesses, received special permission by the court to attend the court proceedings. Lee Anthony has not made an appearance yet. Casey Anthony has been very emotional throughout the opening statements and has repeatedly been seen crying.