Cameras aren't allowed in federal courtrooms. Even though the U.S. Constitution does guarantee all defendants in criminal trials the right to a public trial. If only a handful can get in, is it really a public trial?
We're likely to hear a lot about the "advice of counsel" defense, but it is a red herring. Nothing in the federal wiretaps show that Blagojevich was using his aides and fundraisers to seek legal advice.
There is a presumption of openness in court proceedings, including publicizing the names of jurors. But the presumption can be overcome if a judge makes a showing that the "jurors' safety would be jeopardized."