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JODI ARIAS LIVE BLOG: Prosecutor Delves Into Defendant's Psyche (LIVE UPDATES)

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How will Jodi Arias' defense team fare on day 51?
How will Jodi Arias' defense team fare on day 51?

The prosecutor in the Jodi Arias murder trial is expected to resume his rebuttal argument Tuesday, as he continues in his attempt to persuade the jury that Arias is guilty of premeditated murder.

Prosecutor Juan Martinez and the defense concluded their questioning of Dr. Janeen DeMarte on Thursday. DeMart, the states first rebuttal witness, testified she believes defense psychologist Dr. Richard Samuels’ opinion that Arias suffered from PTSD is unfounded. DeMarte said she interviewed Arias for about 12 hours and diagnosed her with Borderline Personality Disorder.

The state contends Arias killed her ex-boyfriend, 30-year-old Travis Alexander, in a jealous rage when she shot him, stabbed him nearly 30 times, and cut his throat from ear to ear in his Mesa, Ariz., home on June 4, 2008.

Her attorneys contend that Arias was physically and emotionally battered by Alexander and feared for her life when she killed him.

DeMarte testified she does not believe Arias was a victim of domestic violence, as the defense has suggested.

After answering 19 questions from the jury about her opinions on Arias', DeMarte concluded her testimony Thursday.

Martinez is expected to call his next witness Tuesday. There is speculation among talking heads in the media that he will call a former co-worker of Alexander's or a Wal-Mart employee.

Arias has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder. She could face a possible death sentence if convicted of that charge.

The trial is scheduled to resume at 12:30 p.m. Eastern time.

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

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The judge has recessed court for the day.

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Was child pornography or other pornography images found on Alexander's computer?

Melendez said no.

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Martinez has finished questioning the witness.

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Martinez is now pointing out that the websites Nurmi showed Melendez in the computer records did not contain images of naked women.

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Melendez said the last activity on Alexander's computer was at 4:54 p.m., on June 4, 2008, the day Alexander was killed.

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Nurmi is showing Melendez his report on the examination of Alexander's computer.

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Melendez said he makes a mirror image of a hard drive and then examines it.

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Nurmi is questioning Melendez about what the forensic examination of a computer involves.

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Court is back in session following the recess.

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The judge has called recess. The live blog will continue when the trial resumes at 6:10 p.m. Eastern time.

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Nurmi is pointing out more than one computer was seized, along with flash drives and CD's.

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Melendez said he did not find any child porn on Alexander's computer. Martinez has finished questioning the witness.

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Melendez said he found no photographs of women showing their breasts on Alexander's computer. Arias previously testified Alexander had a lot of photos of women's breasts on his computer.

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Martinez has called Mesa police officer Michael Melendez to the stand. Melendez earlier testified in court about the forensic examination of Alexander's computer.

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Is the law of chastity widely known in your church?

"It is widely known," Reid said.

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Martinez has finished his redirect of Reid.

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"I don't know anything about their sex life," Reid said of Arias and Alexander.

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Reid said she did not continue to have sex with Alexander after they broke-up and he did not try to get her to have sex with him after the split.

"He was always a gentleman. He never pressured me," she said.

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Martinez is going over Reid's sexual relationship with Alexander.

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Nurmi has finished his cross-examination of Reid.

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Reid is talking about her knowledge of Alexander's parents. She said he loved his father, despite the fact that he had problems with drugs.

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"Did he he ever talk to you about blowing enormous loads?" Nurmi asked.

"No," Reid replied.

"Did he ever ejaculate on your face?" Nurmi asked.

"No," Reid replied.

"Did he ever call you a whore, a slut, a three hole wonder?" Nurmi asked.

"No," Reid said.

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Reid said Alexander never told her who she could be friends with and never asked her to wear sexy outfits.

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Reid said she never saw the email before. She said in the email Alexander said he felt bad for dating her for so long when it was a time in her life that she should have been getting married.

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Nurmi is showing Reid an email Alexander sent to one of his friends.

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Reid said she had sex with Alexander several times over the course of a year.

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

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