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PHOENIX (CBS5) -
For about forty-five minutes on Friday, the twelve jurors who will decide Jodi Arias' fate were able to do something they have not been able to do over the past four months: finally talk about the case among themselves.
It is unknown whether the eight man 4 women jury has elected a foreman or whether they have taken an initial poll to see where the others stand.
A verdict in case could come as soon as Monday morning or it could, perhaps, take weeks. Jurors will not be allowed to deliberate over the weekend.
Trying to predict what may happen is a tricky proposition. Legal experts say you can never tell what a jury is thinking.
"It's impossible," says defense attorney Scott Maason. "A lawyer that says he knows what a jury is going to do is lying to you. Although, no one experts her to walk out of the courthouse."
If Jodi Arias is handed a first degree murder conviction, then the sentencing phase could add at least two more weeks to this case. If jurors realize that, there are questions as to whether that could sway their decision away from a first degree murder conviction.
"They can't help but sitting on this jury and thinking about punishment. Who's gonna do it. The judge? Are we gonna do it? Its gotta factor in to their minds on some level," says Maason.
Plenty of juror questions were posed to witnesses during the trial and its possible more may come as deliberations go on.
"They can ask questions. A lot of times the judge will say refer back to what you heard during the trial," says Maason. "If they have specific questions the judge will basically say go back and you'll have to figure it out on your own."
Maason says it is surprising the jury is not sequestered because no outside influence should be allowed to affect their decision.
It will certainly be difficult for jurors to ignore those influences over the weekend as the trial is the top story on local television and plastered throughout the internet on news and social media sites.
Deliberations resume at 9:00am Monday morning and will continue each day until 4:30pm until a verdict is reached.
When the verdict is handed down, the judge will be the one who reads it aloud.
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Sunday, December 1 2013 9:19 PM EST2013-12-02 02:19:50 GMT
For months, Jodi Arias was a television staple and practically every minute of her murder trial was broadcast live. But Arias has vanished from view since her trial ended in May, and the judge has doneMore >>
She has shut the media and public out of nearly every hearing in the case and drawn complaints from First Amendment lawyers that she has gone too far.More >>
Wednesday, November 6 2013 2:55 PM EST2013-11-06 19:55:15 GMT
A judge in Phoenix has denied Jodi Arias' request to fire her lead attorney. Judge Sherry Stephens of Maricopa County Superior Court issued a brief order saying she explained her reasons for the denialMore >>
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Friday, August 30 2013 8:59 PM EDT2013-08-31 00:59:05 GMT
Jodi Arias' lawyers are asking a judge to sequester the jury in her second trial to shield them from the intense publicity that surrounded her first trial. Arias was convicted of first-degree murder MayMore >>
Jodi Arias' lawyers are asking a judge to sequester the jury in her second trial to shield them from the intense publicity that surrounded her first trial.More >>
Wednesday, August 21 2013 8:33 PM EDT2013-08-22 00:33:40 GMT
Jodi Arias (Source: CBS 5 News)
Jodi Arias' attorneys want a judge to allow them to monitor the Twitter accounts of jurors seated in her murder trial to be certain panelists aren't using social media to communicate details about theMore >>
Jodi Arias' attorneys want a judge to allow them to monitor the Twitter accounts of jurors seated in her murder trial to be certain panelists aren't using social media to communicate details about the case.More >>
Friday, August 9 2013 3:15 PM EDT2013-08-09 19:15:43 GMT
Jodi Arias (Source: CBS 5 News)
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Tuesday, June 18 2013 8:16 PM EDT2013-06-19 00:16:26 GMT
Prosecutor Juan Martinez (Source: CBS 5 News)
The prosecutor in the Jodi Arias case has asked a judge to reject her attorneys' request to delay until next year the retrial of the penalty phase in her case. Prosecutor Juan Martinez says in court filingsMore >>
Prosecutor Juan Martinez claims none of the reasons for the postponement that were offered by Jodi Arias' attorneys warrants a postponement.More >>
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