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June 16, 2010

It would appear that Lindsay Lohan is celebrity gossip gold.  But her brushes with the law say as much about our society and our expectations for the criminal justice system as it does about Lohan, making aspects of her story one worthy of exploration by even mainstream journalists.

An arrest warrant was issued in Los Angeles last week forthe “Mean Girls” actress after a judge ruled she violated probation for thesecond time in two weeks. Lohan avoided jail by posting $200,000 bail.

An arrest warrant was issued in Oakland for Vincent James*after he was late reporting to a community service litter cleanup program, partof his sentence for a 2005 DUI conviction. He spent 6 days in jail before documentsexcusing his tardiness were processed by the court.

Full story: http://tinyurl.com/3y87fsm

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