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PHOENIX (AP/CBS5) -
Jodi Arias spent weeks on the witness stand answering questions from attorneys about every aspect of her life, including the day she killed her lover. The jury got its turn Wednesday and Thursday.
Arias heard more than 100 jurors' questions as read by Judge Sherry Stephens. The questions ranged from why Arias continued her affair with Travis Alexander after she said she found out he was interested in young boys to her Mormon faith.
Many of the questions were extremely detailed. She had to explain the physical abuse she claimed she suffered at the hands of her ex-lover, her relationships with other men and details about the day she killed Alexander.
Arias was asked repeatedly Thursday about how she can't remember important details as she killed Travis Alexander nearly five years ago. The jury asked her why she can vividly remember so many other details about her life but not stabbing and shooting Alexander in what she says was self-defense.
The bulk of the questions Thursday dealt with her memory issues. She responded by saying her memory issues occur in stressful situations.
After jury questions, each lawyer will have another chance to ask Arias even more questions.
Arizona is one of just three states where jurors are allowed to ask questions of witnesses during a criminal trial as a matter of law. Colorado and Indiana are the other two. Many other states, including California, allow the practice at the judge's discretion, but not all agree it's a good idea.
Arias is charged in the June 2008 killing of Alexander in his suburban Phoenix home. She says it was self-defense, but police say she planned the attack in a jealous rage. Alexander had been shot in the head, stabbed nearly 30 times and had his throat slit.
Arias initially told authorities she had nothing to do with Alexander's death then blamed it on masked intruders before settling on self-defense. She said she was too scared and ashamed to tell the truth.
Stay with cbs5az.com for updates on the trial and follow @elizabetherwin to get up-to-the-minute updates from inside the courtroom.
Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation) contributed to this report.
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