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Judge to Lindsay:

If You Plead,

You're Going to Jail

2/23/2011 2:26 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Lindsay Lohan just got the word from the judge -- if she accepts a plea bargain, she WILL go to jail.

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TMZ broke the story this morning ... the judge will throw Lindsay in jail if she accepts a plea bargain. 

Judge Keith Schwartz told the famous defendant bluntly, "I don't care that you're Lindsay Lohan."

Judge Schwartz did not say how much jail time Lindsay would do if she cops a plea.

And, Judge Schwartz wants a psychological evaluation that will help him understand what makes Lindsay tick and what particular sentence is appropriate.

The judge explained ... if Lindsay pleads guilty or no contest, it will be an automatic admission she violated her probation.

And the judge announced what TMZ first reported ... Deputy D.A. Danette Meyers made a formal offer to settle the case.   Lindsay's lawyer, Shawn Holley, will noodle over the offer before deciding, but the judge indicated Lindsay's probably not going to accept the D.A.'s offer.  As we reported, Meyers wants significant jail time.

If Lindsay doesn't accept a plea, she'll stand trial and if she's found guilty she could get 1 year in state prison.

Lindsay is back in court on March 10.  She has the option of pleading guilty and basically throwing herself at the court's mercy.

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61.

cheri     

Best court appearance yet! she looks beautiful with her hair pulled back

1253 days ago
62.

always    

The Judge all but said she is a nut case....and needs help and the people around her are bad for her.....Dina Now this lady has no class giving the finger to her ex in court. No wonder her kids are turning out the way they are even the Judge knows this now.

1253 days ago
63.

TheHOLETruth    

This situation is fraught with double-talk:


Judge Keith Schwartz told the famous defendant bluntly, "I don't care that you're Lindsay Lohan." [heard that before]

Judge Schwartz did not say how much jail time Lindsay would do if she cops a plea. [Thought he had already plead "innocent"

And, Judge Schwartz wants a psychological evaluation [knew that was going to happen, that'll provide enough to stoke a break]

If Lindsay pleads guilty or no contest, it will be an automatic admission she violated her probation. [duhhhh]

...Deputy D.A. Danette Meyers made a formal offer to SETTLE the case [guess she's lov'n the publicity]. That's right send that message to Lindsey-and the world-the California court system is a joke.

Lindsay's lawyer, Shawn Holley, will noodle over the offer before deciding, but the judge indicated Lindsay's probably not going to accept the D.A.'s offer. [NODDLE WHAT OVER, SHE SUBMITTED A PLEA]

As we reported, Meyers wants significant jail time [BUT SHE WANTS TO SETTLE, MAKE UP YOUR MIND].

If Lindsay DOESN'T ACCEPT a plea, she'll stand trial and if she's found guilty she could get 1 year in state prison. [AND OF COURSE THEY WOULDN'T WANT TO TREAT LINDSEY LIKE A COMMON CRIMINAL, SHE'S A WHITE GIRL AND A CELEBRITY, THAT'S THE THE OTHERS]

Lindsay is back in court on March 10. She has the option of pleading guilty and basically throwing herself at the court's mercy. [AND MERCY SHE WILL FIND]

My prediction: 1 month in a fully loaded, health spa psych ward-or maybe another stint at Betty Ford, and tree years probation. After all, we know how compliant she is when on probation. The court system there in California reminds of fu*k-up parents [like Dina and Michael Lohan] who says, "If you don't stop laying playing on the freeway I'm going to be REALLY upset... one more time Lindsey, and I'm going to take your privileged away... okay, since that didn't work, I'm going to count to 127 billion... Lindsey, Lindsey, please stop flashing everyone on the highway, you're wrinkling your dress."

1253 days ago
64.

marla    

What I don't get,,is where's her PO?? Doesn't he havve a job to do?? I'm on probation myself and about to be done, but, anyway, my PO did NOT hesitate to pull out his handcuffs when I was taking my meds wrong. I got 6 months in OC jail. I have never had a bail offered me. Reason: on probation, NO BAIL is offered. So she has no PO that we've ever seen, or. He does nothing. And she gets a set bail besides! We all see how its all just hurting her n spoiling her n she's getting less grateful expecting more n more. This judge does seem to finally be willing to have a gameplan to save her in the end. Go Judge!

1253 days ago
65.

TheHOLETruth    

@ all the reg posters here..we called it!

so it appears no matter what lohandjob is going to do some time bottom line.this other judge dont sound no easier than the one today from the way he talked.SCH will prolly try and push for trial by judge now because there is no way hoho can get a fair jury in the US basically..hahaha..

if the DA is not offering a better deal she does feel she has a strong case.this initial plea offer is to save everyone a bunch of trouble and money with almost the same outcome.

remember SCH...OJ didnt have the criminal record liho does and that WILL make alot of differenc.johnny cochran is long gone and cant help yah from the grave..maybe go to nawlins and get you a voodoo queen and resurect his arse cause you WILL need him!

Posted at 10:07 AM on Feb 23, 2011 by Karmic-Vengeance

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I don't know what country you're from, but for Pete's sake, go take an English class or spell check-your grammar hurts my eye... It reads like something Oxsana would write... minus references to "the monetary"

1253 days ago
66.

Deco    

I've done much worse than Lindsey every has in California and I never did any jail time at all...... the difference is I'm a nobody.

1253 days ago
67.

Joe    

Ok, Lemme just say.............HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

1253 days ago
68.

JLS    

She looks like someone hit her in the mouth! Those blown up lips are just horrendous! And a low cut top to court? What does she think flipping off the process is going to get her? Over and over she shows up doing something disrespectful to the court and judge. Just a nasty little arrogant snot.

Her refusal to accept a plea bargain is going to get her years in a state prison. What a stupid ass.

1253 days ago
69.

sunny    

What is the matter with you people? LOL!!!
"Live in the now"

This trick will never see jail time.

1253 days ago
70.

Sugarbutt    

I don't understand all this legal mumbo jumbo, but it seems the judge was telling her, look girlfriend, if you go trial with this, and are found guilty, you will get double the jail time, than if you'd be a decent orange girl and cop a plea.

Also, the judge insulted Harvey by calling him a talking head attorney. He wasn't referring to Nancy Grace.

1253 days ago
71.

tlm    

Jail time is the thing she needs the most right now.

1253 days ago
72.

waka    

Dear Lindsay, pls don't waste your talent anymore. U r too pretty to be in jail.

1253 days ago
73.

eggshells los gogo    

Free rocks and duds are the standard SOP giveaway of the hollywood star industry since the 1920`s.Everyone wants the stars to be wearing thiert shines.Linsey is getting pushed under the BIG wheels for smits&giggles.They have done the same to all the brat pack which are all gone now less a little hilton time and again.That crap neckless is pure bunk junk and is not designer wear or even notible as far as ROCKs go.She was baited for the brat pack takedown by the netwookies big wheellers which own the LA PD outright.I THINK they should give her a FN OSCAR for wearing a bunk rock and going to jail for wearing it TOO well.I`ll bet anyone else that is a star gets freebees thart snedth in a undercover falwell?

1253 days ago
74.

Harvey's Momma    

Wonderful. Another Judge Eto. Why do all these L.A. judges seem like they're playing to the camera ....?

1253 days ago
75.

lander    

the judge would not talk to a man like he's talking to her - like she's a little girl who needs everything explained and is a victim of the big bad world of stressors.

he says time and again that he's not treating her differently - when in fact, he IS treating her differently.

total BS. sexist double standard.

1253 days ago
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