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Jodi Arias Faces Jury Questioning In Murder Trial (LIVE UPDATES)

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How will Jodi Arias fare during day two of questioning by the jury?
How will Jodi Arias fare during day two of questioning by the jury?

Jodi Arias will be faced with questions from the jury in her first-degree murder trial for a second time Thursday.

Arizona is one of three states that allow jurors to pose questions to witnesses after prosecution and defense lawyers have finished their questioning.

The jury's questions were first put to Arias Wednesday by Judge Sherry Stephens.

Arias, 32, is accused of the June 4, 2008, slaying of Travis Alexander inside his Mesa, Ariz., apartment. The prosecution contends Arias stabbed Alexander 27 times, shot him twice in the face and slashed his throat in a jealous rage. Arias told jurors she killed her ex-boyfriend in self-defense during an argument over a dropped camera that followed his escalating sexual demands.

The questions that have already been presented to the defendant –- many of which Arias answered in rapid succession -- covered subjects that included her sex life and the murder. The most relevant of those questions, along with Arias' answers, can be found in HuffPost Crime’s end of day trial recap.

The jurors' questions and Arias' answers could prove to be a defining moment in the trial that will ultimately have a large impact on her fate. Arias faces the death penalty if convicted.

The trial is scheduled to resume at about 12:30 p.m. Eastern time on Thursday, when juror questions will again be presented to Arias.

Read below for minute-by-minute updates from court Thursday:

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The judge has called the evening recess. The trial will resume at 12:00 p.m. ET on March 13.

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Arias earlier testified she did not have to report the finger injury because it was a small business.

Martinez pointed out there are multiple restaurants in that particular food chain.

Arias earlier said that she told the manager about the injury but did not fill out any paperwork.

She is now saying she does not know what she said, but does remember she had asked for a bandage

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Arias is being asked about her finger injury at the restaurant she worked at.

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The attorneys are at a sidebar with the judge.

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Martinez said the Wal-Mart where Arias claims she returned the fuel can has no record of the alleged transaction.

"Would it surprise you that Wal-Mart does not have any record of any refund for a gas can on that date," Martinez asked.

Arias maintained she returned it and received cash.

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Martinez said the fuel receipts indicate Arias made three separate fuel transactions from a gas station in Salt Lake City.

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The attorneys are at a sidebar with the judge.

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Martinez is showing the jury receipts from a Salt Lake City, Utah gas station.

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Arias testified earlier in the trial that she had bought a third fuel can at a Wal-Mart in Salinas, Calif., for her trip, but returned it the same day. Martinez pointed out that if she had returned the can like she said, then why did she have three cans with her on June 6, 2008.

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Martinez pointed out Arias told the jurors that during her trip she had filled up her car with gas first and then the fuel cans. Earlier, Arias had testified she was uncertain which she filled first.

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The attorneys are at a sidebar with the judge.

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Martinez is asking Arias about the fuel cans she took on her road trip.

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The attorneys are at a sidebar with the judge.

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Martinez pointed out she never mentioned anything about the masturbation incident when she was questioned by police on July 15, 2008.

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Arias said she told her friend Matt about the incident in April 2008.

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Martinez said Arias never mentioned Alexander had allegedly masturbated to an image of a young boy until 2010.

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Martinez is pointing out Arias also told a woman named Alice who plans to testify on her behalf. Martinez said she did not tell the woman until years later and that it was for Arias' benefit because of her defense.

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Martinez pointed out she did not tell Samuels about the pedophilia related incidents until well after the murder.

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"Isn't it true that one of the people you told about this was Richard Samuels ... who is assisting in your defense," Martinez asked.

"Yes," Arias replied.

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"You said that you would tell us the whole truth right," Martinez asked.

"Yes," Arias replied.

The defense objected and the attorneys are at a sidebar with the judge.

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Martinez is questioning Arias about Alexander's alleged pedophilia.

He pointed out she told the jury that she did tell a psychologist and her friend Matt about it.

Martinez is pointing out Arias had previously said Matt was very loyal to her.

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Martinez asked Arias if she remember taking an oath to tell the truth. She said she did.

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"Given all these lies ... why should anyone believe you now," Nurmi asked.

"I understand that there will always be questions ... If I am convicted it is because of my bad choices in the beginning," Arias said.

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"I'm ashamed that I did what I did. I'm ashamed that I'm a person that did that. [I'm] ashamed of some of the things Travis and I did. ... I just never in my life imaged that I would be pushed to that point ... I was a person who loved all life and this is the extreme opposite," Arias said.

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@ ChrisPirillo : Travis Alexander never "passed away." He was slaughtered by #JodiArias. If she continues to lie to herself, she's lying to the jury, too.

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Arias said she was in "mortal fear" and "felt like I was going to die," on June 4, 2008.

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Nurmi asked Arias if she took the knife with her. She said no.

"The only vague recollection I have is of putting a knife in a dishwasher," Arias said.

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Arias is indicating on a photo of Alexander's bathroom where she was when she dropped the camera.

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Arias said she never had any formal gun training but was shown some details about guns by an ex-boyfriend.

"I had a general familiarity," Arias said.

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The Huffington Post is live blogging Thursday's testimony. Check back here for updates.

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