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Posted at 4:15 PM ET, 07/ 6/2010

The Lindsay Lohan hearing so far

By Jen Chaney

Lindsay Lohan, doing her court duty (Jae C. Hong/AP)

Update: Lindsay Lohan has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for violating her probation.

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The court in the Lindsay Lohan probation hearing is in recess until 1:30 PST. Here are the bullet points you need to know (okay, need is a strong word here) based on what's happened so far.

As E! notes, Judge Marsha Revel indicated she will not use the SCRAM bracelet alarm incident at the MTV Movie Awards as a basis for deciding whether Lohan violated the terms of her probation. The prosecution, however, has begun calling witnesses, including staff members from Right On, the alcohol education program in which Lohan has been participating. Cheryl Marshall, co-owner of the program, bore the brunt of "what do we know about how many classes Lindsay ditched, and when did we know it" questioning. She was still on the stand when the judge called recess.

Lohan has seemed calm and subdued. She arrived for court early. She has conferred repeatedly with her attorney, Shawn Chapman Holley. And she has occasionally scribbled down what are either notes about what's being said, or hand-written, 140-character comments that she later plans to Tweet.

Michael Lohan, Lindsay's father, submitted a letter to the judge asking that his daughter be kept out of jail, and instead sent to a treatment facility in New York. He is at the courthouse in Beverly Hills today. So is Danny DeVito, who apparently picked the wrong day for jury duty.

According to TMZ, Lohan was served with papers -- if having them dropped at your feet counts as being served -- while in the elevator at the Beverly Hills Courthouse. The papers are related to a civil suit accusing the actress of stealing $17,000 worth of clothing from an L.A. boutique. Getting served while heading to hear that could put you in jail; that's called having a bad day.

Those are the basics. More to come, especially if a decision is reached. In the meantime, play Pretend Jury and tell us what punhishment, if any, Lohan deserves.

P.S. No, there isn't a jury in this case. That's why this game is called Pretend Jury.

By Jen Chaney  | July 6, 2010; 4:15 PM ET
Categories:  Lindsay Lohan  
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Comments

Lindsay needs treatment and family support over jail time. It’s very important that she gets into the right program with a long-term plan for sobriety. Journey Healing Centers has helped thousands of families and individuals fight drug and alcohol addictions. They offer family programs and free Aftercare for Life to provide continuous professional support. If you have any addiction questions, you can call our free 24-hour hotline and speak with an Addiction Specialist: 1-866-774-5119

Posted by: JourneyHealingCenters | July 6, 2010 4:59 PM | Report abuse

LINDSEY LOHAN SHOULD BE PUT IN JAIL,MADE TO CLEAN TOILETS,WASH FLOORS FOR ONE WHOLE YEAR!! MAYBE THEN SHE WOULD COME OUT CLEAN!!! ANS TRY AND LIVE A CLEAN LIFE,AND GET RID OF EVERYONE OF HER ASSISTANTS.THEY ARE OF NO HELP TO HER. SHE HAS GOTEN AWEAY WITH SO MUCH GARBAGE AND NEVER LEARNS.
REMEMBER BOBERT DOWNEY JR.? HE CAME OUT A DIFFERENT PERSON WHEN HE SERVED TIME AND HAS A GREAT LIFE TODAY. COME ON JUDGE GIVE HER SOME TIME IN PRISON,THATS WHEN SHE MIGHT BE ABLE TO GET HER LIFE TOGETHER AGAIN. WAHT A WASTE OF A TALENTED GIRL!!!

Posted by: mewcilsyd | July 6, 2010 5:07 PM | Report abuse

LINDSEY LOHAN SHOULD BE PUT IN JAIL,MADE TO CLEAN TOILETS,WASH FLOORS FOR ONE WHOLE YEAR!! MAYBE THEN SHE WOULD COME OUT CLEAN!!! ANS TRY AND LIVE A CLEAN LIFE,AND GET RID OF EVERYONE OF HER ASSISTANTS.THEY ARE OF NO HELP TO HER. SHE HAS GOTEN AWEAY WITH SO MUCH GARBAGE AND NEVER LEARNS.
REMEMBER BOBERT DOWNEY JR.? HE CAME OUT A DIFFERENT PERSON WHEN HE SERVED TIME AND HAS A GREAT LIFE TODAY. COME ON JUDGE GIVE HER SOME TIME IN PRISON,THATS WHEN SHE MIGHT BE ABLE TO GET HER LIFE TOGETHER AGAIN. WAHT A WASTE OF A TALENTED GIRL!!!

Posted by: mewcilsyd | July 6, 2010 5:08 PM | Report abuse

Well, no cleavage is a good start. However, out of all that $17K worth of clothes she allegedly stole, she couldn't have taken a decent suit for court?

Posted by: epjd | July 6, 2010 5:41 PM | Report abuse

For once I agree with Michael Lohan. But the point of a treatment facility is, you know, to actually stay there and be treated. Perhaps LiLo's SCRAM bracelet should have an "invisible fence" option [zap!] so she stays put.

Where's Dina during all this courtroom activity? Giving interviews? Chatting up Nancy Grace in some anchor booth? Accepting another "Mom of the Year" award on Long Island? You'd think she'd want to be there for her daughter.

Posted by: td_in_baltimore | July 6, 2010 5:59 PM | Report abuse

Wait, if this wasn't Lindsay Lohan, she would have already been sentenced to jail. I see no reason why she could be given a 2nd, 3rd and 4th chance to get it right.

Posted by: catsRevil | July 6, 2010 6:01 PM | Report abuse

From US Magazine's website: "While the court was in recess, Lindsay changed from her first outfit (gray pants and a black blouse) into a new look: black pants, a cowl-neck shirt and a white cardigan."

Lemme get this straight. With bigger things to occupy her mind like the prospect of jail time, LiLo decided to CHANGE CLOTHES during the court recess? Who is representing her, the law firm of Mitzi Gaynor and the Fug Girls?!

Posted by: td_in_baltimore | July 6, 2010 6:07 PM | Report abuse

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