1) Before it begins there will have to be background security checks for all the lawyers. That's right guys, it's time to get on the phone with your law school buddies and tell them that all the stupid things you did while you were drunk at law school never happened.
2) Before the trial has even started the main discussion seems to be about punishment. Some think the government is charging low and will try to get a high sentence. Some wonder if Libby's long government service might get him a pass. Others are sure of a pardon.