Jenna Bush Trial Delay
First Daughter Jenna Bush, 19, did not get her scheduled day in court on underage drinking charges in Austin, because her lawyer had knee surgery earlier this week. So Austin Community Court Judge Elisabeth Earle said Bush’s case will have to come up again in a few days. No specific date has been reported. Last Friday, Bush, a University of Texas freshman, was ticketed in an Austin police sweep of local bars to catch drinkers under 21. She was reportedly nursing a beer. If convicted, Bush faces a maximum fine of $500, eight to 12 hours of community service and a six-hour alcohol awareness class. The prosecutor in the case has told reporters that he plans to suggest community service and the class as punishment and then have the citation dropped from Bush’s record, because this is her first offense.