Lindsay Lohan: I'm Going to Trial!

2/23/2011 2:41 PM PST
Lindsay Lohan told a confidant minutes ago after leaving the courtroom ... she will not cop a plea in her grand theft case, and she's going to trial ... TMZ has learned.

Lindsay Lohan Trial
Lindsay said bluntly, "I didn't steal" and made it clear she will not accept a plea bargain that involves ANY jail time.

Judge Schwartz made it clear ... Lindsay will do jail time if she she cops a plea.