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Arias Jury Has Over 100 Questions

It appears Kirk Nurmi may be getting closer to the end of Jodi Arias's redirect. It's being reported that the jury has 100 questions for Arias! Arizona is one of the few states that allows jurors to ask questions of the witnesses, and they have been seen putting pieces of paper into a box throughout her testimony.  Once the redirect has concluded, the judge will review the jury questions with attorney's on both sides and decide whether or not each question can be asked of Arias.

Jodi Arias has been on the witness stand for 15 days straight - this is like nothing I've ever seen, and I'm wondering how the judge is going to handle the large volume of questions in that box. I wouldn't be surprised if they had to take time away from trial to review the questions, but I have no idea how it will work.

This afternoon, Nurmi finally got around to the events immediately surrounding the murder.  Nurmi asked Arias if she would like to remember what happened on June 4, 2008 -…

15th Day Of Jodi Arias - Redirect Continues

Murder defendant Jodi Arias returned to the witness stand today - she has now been on the stand for 15 out of the 28 court days! Have you ever seen anything like this? Does she know that she has a right to remain silent??  It keeps getting stranger and stranger.
Today, attorney Kirk Nurmi continued to review points that were problematic following the grueling cross examination by prosecutor Juan Martinez last week. They discussed more of Arias's journal entries - one of which she wrote about coming to the realization she could never marry Travis or have children with him, making a point to mention that she would "worry about my children". I'm not aware that Mr. Alexander wanted to marry Jodi Arias, but she wrote "he told me time and time again that if he could marry me he would have won the wife lottery". She told Kirk Nurmi and the jury that Travis made that comment several times and she felt it was a "high compliment".
She also testified that Trav…