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Lindsay Lohan Sentenced to 30 Days in Jail, But Will Serve Minutes

Lindsay Lohan's punishment was better than she anticipated. (AP Images)

Lindsay Lohan was in court again today for violating her probation – again.

And once again, celebrity justice reared its ugly head. Although the judge handed down a sentence of 30 days, according to officials from the L.A. County Sheriff's Department, Lohan will almost certainly get out of jail in a matter of minutes.

Due to California's overcrowded jails, misdemeanor inmates only serve 20% of the actual sentence because of overcrowding. And TMZ reports that now it seems inmates are immediately released after being booked.

One official told the gossip site, "She'll be out without even having to change her clothes."

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Judge Stephanie Sautner put Lindsay a tight schedule to complete the rest of her probation.

By December 14, Lindsay must have completed 12 days at the morgue and 4 psychotherapy sessions.  By January 17, another 12 days at morgue and 4 psychotherapy sessions. If the terms of her probation are not completed by March 29, Lohan will go to jail for 270 days.

Lohan knows she got off easy, walking out of court muttering, "Thank God."