Lindsay Lohan Settle for Plea If No Jail Is Involved


Lindsay Lohan


Her lawyer, Shawn Chapman Holley, says 'I believe the case is entirely defensible,' in reference to the stolen necklace case.

Lindsay Lohan will only settle for a plea deal in her felony grand theft case if prosecutors agree not to send her to prison, according to the actress' lawyer. The "Mean Girls" star entered a not guilty plea in court on Wednesday, February 9 amid allegations she stole a necklace from a jewelery store in Venice, California last month.

Superior Court Judge Keith L. Schwartz revoked her probation stemming from a misdemeanor DUI conviction in 2007, and Lohan is currently free after posting a total of $40,000 bail. The actress claims she took the necklace on loan and her legal representative, Shawn Chapman Holley, insists the star will only seek to settle the case with Los Angeles prosecutors as long as no jail time is involved.

Holley tells CNN, "Ms. Lohan maintains her innocence, and now that I've seen the police reports, I believe the case is entirely defensible. Having said that, we will entertain a discussion concerning a plea if it means no jail, so that she can move forward with her recovery and her career."

Lohan is next due in court on February 23.

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    demitri
    Feb 13, 2011

    The USA has the highest incarceration rate in the world. The USA is not a free country. Lisey Lohan will go to jail even if she is innocent of the charges because the police typically fabricate evidence to obtain a conviction.

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