Uma Thurman

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Uma Thurman's peace of mind is in a jury's hands now.

The Kill Bill star's stalking case went to a Manhattan jury today, after lawyers for the prosecution and defense wrapped up their closing arguments.

The eight-man, four-woman panel must decide if a former mental patient named Jack Jordan crossed the line from obsession to criminal behavior and, if so, whether he should be locked up.

Jordan's attorney, George Vornvolakis, admitted his client is "an eccentric man" with a "weird sense of humor," but he stressed that Jordan, who sent dozens of letters to Thurman and even broke into her trailer on a movie set, would never have harmed the object of his affections.

"He doesn't think like most of us," the attorney said. "In his own mind, he thought he had a chance."

Vornvolakis added that Jordan never met Thurman and "couldn't know" that she'd be freaked out by his actions.

On the contrary, countered Assistant District Attorney Jessica Taub. She claimed that Thurman's No. 1 fan disregarded repeated requests by the actress' relatives to halt the emails and notes, one of which had Jordan threatening suicide if he saw her with another man.

"The defendant bulldozed right through that stop sign," the prosecutor said. "This isn't about love for Uma Thurman. This is about self-absorption."

Last week, an anxious Thurman testified that Jordan's aggressive actions, including trying to meet her on a Manhattan film set and paying repeated visits to her Greenwich Village residence, alarmed her to such an extent that she feared for the safety of her two children.

On Friday, Thurman's unwanted courtier took to the witness stand and admitted being "misguided" in thinking she might meet with him, but said he was "not trying to scare her in any way." He also chalked up his professed desire to kill himself as "a clumsy and poor way of expressing my emotions for her."

If convicted of the misdemeanor stalking and harassment charges, Jordan could get up to a year in jail.

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