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Lindsay Lohan back in L.A., faces tough court hearing Monday

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Lindsay Lohan is back in Los Angeles as she faces a hearing Monday before a judge angry that she missed a mandatory court appearance, partying at the Cannes Film Festival instead.

Lohan's mother, Dina Lohan, told Radar Online that her daughter may go to an alcohol education class Sunday. She also suggested that her daughter was being treated unfair by the judge because she was a celebrity.

Judge Marsha N. Revel issued an arrest warrant for Lindsay Lohan on Thursday when she failed to appear in court for a status hearing on a DUI case. The warrant was lifted after Lohan's attorney's posted 10% of the actress' $100,000 bond.

Lohan's attorneys said the actress lost her passport while at the festival and could not make the court appearance. The paparazzi in France chronicled Lohan's movements at various red-carpet premieres and parties.

Revel has said that once Lohan surrenders, she will immediately forbid the actress from consuming alcohol, require her to wear an alcohol-detection device and submit to drug testing at least once a week.

The judge noted that although Lohan is on probation for driving under the influence, the plea also resolved allegations involving cocaine. Revel also said she would consider revoking Lohan's probation for failing to comply with all the court orders in regard to an alcohol treatment program.

Lohan's attorney, Shawn Chapman Holley, said her client is substantially in compliance and that the program provider supports that view in court papers.

-- Richard Winton

Photo: Lindsay Lohan. Credit: Los Angeles Times

 
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How about an immediate drug test on Monday morning? The judge has the authority to order it. Then, when Lohan fails it, send her to jail--you know, like an ordinary person in the same situation.

". . . being treated unfair(LY)."


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