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Lindsay Lohan Judge

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On Jail

12/12/2012 7:02 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

1212_godfrey_lohan_tmzLindsay Lohan may have done it again ... dodged a jail bullet by the luck of the judicial draw.
We broke the story ... Lindsay will be arraigned today on 3 criminal charges -- including lying to cops -- in connection with her car accident on Pacific Coast Highway last June.  We know the judge who will arraign her -- Commissioner Jane Godfrey -- will formally revoke her probation during the hearing.  As you know, she's on probation for the jewelry heist case.
The Commissioner will order a formal hearing, and if the evidence shows it's more likely than not that LiLo committed a crime, the Commish could send her to jail for as long as 245 days.

Now the good news for Lindsay.  One source very familiar with the Commish tells TMZ ... "Godfrey is not a big jail person." 

Get this ... Commissioner Godfrey presides over Drug Court, in which she hears case after case involving people with serious drug cases.  Godfrey strongly favors counseling over jail, to the point she has a graduation ceremony for people who complete the program and digs into her own pocket to buy little gifts for the graduates ... like Starbucks cards.

And the Commish presides over Homeless Court ... where she deals with homeless people who have committed crimes and gets them help to rehabilitate them, instead of throwing them in jail.

Maybe Godfrey could start Night Club Court.  She does have the perfect defendant.


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**** that bitch she ruined her career and deserves jail time, making all Long Islanders look bad stupid hoe.

677 days ago


God save the queen!!!

677 days ago


Lindsey will never go to jail. rich people don't. if lindsey was a black man, she would have already got a life sentence for 3 srtikes law.

677 days ago


Sure, Lindsay's an addict, but in order to beat your addiction, you have to be very strongly motivated to get clean. That involves admitting that you have seriously f*cked up your life - and Lindsay isn't anywhere near admitting that. At this point, only jail time can drive the point home to her.

677 days ago


Only in California, what a fvcking joke of a judicial system. It won't be long until she kills someone. No wonder LA is such a cesspool

677 days ago


Im glad that this judge/commish has a heart! She believes in rehabilitation and encourages addicts and homeless people. Dont be surprised if she actually DOES send Lindsay to jail!! These Drug Court Judges get really pissed when someone "plays" with their addiction or the court system. And, when they do sentence a person, they give them as much time as they can. Lohan has been through rehab how many times? And she is still out at nightclubs and doing the same insane **** over and over again. Judges DO NOT like someone making a "mockery" out of the courts and LiLo has done just that! Watch and see, this judge/commish could be the one who puts Lohan where she needs to be.....Jail!! Nothing else has seemed to work thus far!!

677 days ago


Lindsay is nothing but a spoiled, entitled brat. There's people out there with real problems that turn to drugs to cope. Lindsay has had everything handed to her with chance after chance after chance and she blew them all. Lindsay gets high off this negative attention and her not showing up in court today is proof she thinks she is above it all. It's pathetic at this point.

677 days ago


I feel sorry for Lindsey. She was whored out by her mother at a young age and has been the bread winner of the family since she was 13. Her mother does not want her to get help because then her daughter would grow a conscious and stop allowing her mother to whore her out to make her mom money for her own drug habits. Her dad has made so many mistakes he has lost credibility. She is so bad, charlie sheen did her, and if you watch any of the movies his "goddesses" were in and what they do for a living, this shows what charlie did to her, and what she did for the money. This girl is so messed up, and her whole life will be a constant struggle. I feel sorry for her and the pain she is in. I think we should pray for her.

677 days ago


why is everyone so shocked.this happens every big surprise

677 days ago


At what point does the "Commish" believe therapy and counseling DOESN'T work? Seems like she's had MORE than her fair share of both-we should know-every time she's in rehab or doing community service it seems to make the news for some stupid reason. If she was anyone else she'd be locked up. PERIOD.

677 days ago


Not only has she had her fair share of therapy and counseling, she's also made a complete mockery out of the justice system and the judge by going out to clubs, partying, drinking, fighting, etc. She should be doing everything in her power to stay out of the drama and show the judge she is serious about getting her life together and becoming a responsible adult.

677 days ago


seriously no one likes her she is a horible example to young people and she is getting away from being sent to jail again... i think the only way she will learn is if she has her ass handed in jail and for a long time

677 days ago


Well I guess that just leaves the IRS to nail her ass to the wall. So sick of this chick. She will probably either go to jail for tax evasion or accidentally O.D. She is a train wreck and will never get her act together. Just keep on giving ***** ass judges who don't have the balls to do "their job" and let this chick skate through her crimes. Karma's a bitch though it never let's you get away!

677 days ago


Lol yeah I guess even if she Committed murder she would only spend 14 days in Jail Smdh

677 days ago


goddamned judge looks like a typical california liberal wimp.

677 days ago
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