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Posted: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 11:30 am

Jodi Arias has returned to court seeking a delay of her planned Sept. 8 penalty phase retrial.

Arias briefly addressed the judge Wednesday morning before the courtroom was closed to the media.

It was not clear if the judge ruled. Lawyers declined comment.

Arias was convicted of murder last year in the 2008 killing of her ex-boyfriend, but jurors couldn't decide on a sentence. A second penalty phase is set with a new jury as prosecutors try again for a death sentence.

Arias plans to represent herself after the judge recently denied a motion from one of her attorneys to quit the case.

Arias and attorney Kirk Nurmi have frequently clashed. He has tried to quit several times, while Arias has tried to fire him. The judge has repeatedly denied those requests.

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