Updated from 5:17 p.m. EST

Jurors in Martha Stewart's criminal trial finished their second day of deliberations Thursday evening after asking the judge for interview transcripts pertaining to the perjury charge against her former broker Peter Bacanovic.

The eight-woman, four-man jury asked Judge Miriam Goldman Cedarbaum for copies of two emails Bacanovic, the ex- Merrill Lynch ( MER) broker, sent to Stewart in December 2001. Both defendants are charged with obstruction of justice and perjury for allegedly concocting a story to explain Stewart's perfectly timed sale of ImClone Systems ( IMCL) shares on Dec. 27, 2001.

Deliberations resume Friday at 10 a.m. EST. In a trial that began Jan. 27, where the principal evidence is drawn from a long series of conflicting statements, the jurors are refreshing their memories on the complex questions of who said what, and when.

In a series of notes sent to Judge Miriam Goldman Cedarbaum, jurors asked for clarification on several of the eight criminal counts Bacanovic and Stewart face. Their final request was for information on the sixth count, which charges Bacanovic with perjury. Counts seven and eight charge each defendant with obstruction of justice and are far less detailed, which means the jury could finish its review of the counts early tomorrow, increasing the possibility that a verdict arrives Friday.

Earlier Thursday, jurors received portions of testimony of Helene Glotzer, one of the FBI agents involved in Bacanovic's initial questioning on Jan. 13, 2002. While it's impossible to draw concrete deductions, the request could bode ill for Bacanovic, because the interview contained an account of Stewart's trade that differed from the one given by Stewart's personal assistant.

Stewart's sale followed frantic efforts to sell shares of ImClone by the family of its founder, Sam Waksal. According to a tape of the interview played to jurors on Feb. 11, Bacanovic said he called Stewart after learning of the Waksal family selling, simply "to apprise her of the price."

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