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Jodi Arias: Life in prison or death sentence?

  • Hearing today over penalty phase and possible retrial
  • Original jury could not agree on a sentence
  • Arias was found guilty of first-degree murder in May
Jodi Arias back in court

Jodi Arias is expected back in court today in Phoenix.

This time for the penalty phase of her murder conviction.

MORE: 'Guilty':Meet the voice that read the Jodi Arias verdict

The big issue: Life in prison or the death sentence?

We could see a retrial since jurors could not agree on a sentence.          

Prosecutors want to forward as soon as possible.

FLASHBACK: Jury foreman: Arias should die 'for being stupid'

But the defense wants to push a possible retrial to January.

The hearing is expected to start around 1:30 p.m. Eastern.

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