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Shailene Woodley's day in court delayed

Shailene Woodley will have to wait another month to find out if she'll be behind bars in 2017 - her protest arrest case has been delayed.

The actress faces charges in North Dakota related to her protest against the Dakota Access pipeline in October (16).


She livestreamed her arrest on Facebook and then pleaded not guilty to criminal trespass and engaging in a riot - both misdemeanors that carry a maximum punishment of a month in jail.


The Divergent star was set to stand trial on 25 January (17), but she'll now be in court on 22 February (16), thanks to her lawyer's scheduling conflict.


The actress was among 27 activists arrested as part of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe's efforts to halt construction of the $3.8 billion (GBP 3.01 billion) pipeline.


The tribe leaders claim the pipeline threatens drinking water and cultural sites.