Tanaka Trial Kicks Off

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Opening statements were made yesterday in the trial of former L.A. County Undersheriff Paul Tanaka. He’s accused of obstructing an F.B.I. investigation into inmate abuse in county jails. The two sides paint very different pictures of Tanaka; what do the opening statements suggest about how the case will unfold?

Credits

Guest:
Joel Rubin - Los Angeles Times - @joelrubin

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Laura Swisher