Lindsay Lohan Reacts to "Perverted" Justice System Via Twitter

Lindsay Lohan in a Los Angeles court (AP)

Lindsay Lohan in a Los Angeles court (AP)

NEW YORK (CBS) Lindsay Lohan is making it clear to the world that she thinks her 90-day jail sentence was an unjust ruling.

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In a series of posts on her Twitter account, the troubled Hollywood starlet protested her innocence while also expressing her frustration towards the "constitutionally perverted" justice system.

"It is clearly stated in Article 5 of the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights that ... 'No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment,'" she first wrote yesterday.

Moments later she tweeted a quote from a 2002 article by legal scholar Erik Luna: "'November 1 marked the 15th anniversary of the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines. But there were no ... celebrations, parades, or other festivities in honor of this punishment scheme created by Congress and the US Sentencing Commission....'"

"'Instead, the day passed like most others during the last 15 years: Scores of federal defendants sentenced under a constitutionally perverted' ... system that saps moral judgment through its mechanical rules.'"

Lohan also claimed she was not sending a message to the judge when she had an expletive painted on her manicure. While replying to a friend, the "Mean Girls" star said, "it had nothing to do w/court.. it's an airbrush design from a stencil."

Lohan received a 90-day jail sentenceTuesday after a Beverly Hills judge ruled she violated probation over a three-year-old drug case.

Her sentence came as a surprise to Lohan and her family.  Her mother, Dina Lohan, claimed the sentence was too harsh, telling Popeater that "this is so not fair to do to my child," while her father, Michael Lohan, met with Larry King and said he was in "dismay" about the idea of his daughter going to jail.

  • Joyce Lee

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