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Lindsay Lohan could get an early release from drug rehab

August 24, 2010 |  1:39 pm

Lohanincourt Lindsay Lohan could get early release from drug rehab Wednesday when a Beverly Hills judge reviews her case.

L.A. County Superior Court Judge Elden Fox has scheduled an 8:30 a.m. hearing.

Sources familiar with the case said Lohan could be released to an outpatient program. She entered drug rehab Aug. 2 at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

Fox has already discussed Lohan’s progress in her in-patient rehabilitation with her attorney and the prosecutor.

Judge Marsha N. Revel sentenced Lohan to 90 days in rehab and 90 days in jail for violating the terms of her probation for a 2007 conviction for driving under the influence.

Revel has since recused herself from the case after the L.A. County district attorney’s office complained she improperly discussed it with the defense counsel and another rehab center.

Lohan entered the rehab center directly from county jail in Lynwood after serving 13 days of her 90-day sentence. She was let go early because of good behavior and jail overcrowding.

-- Richard Winton

Photo: Lindsay Lohan in court in July. Credit: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times.