Woman arrested for laughing in Sessions hearing heading back to trial

The woman who was arrested after she laughed during a confirmation hearing for Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsThose predicting Facebook's demise are blowing smoke If bitcoin is 'digital gold,' it should be taxed like gold The metaverse is coming — society should be wary MORE last January will be headed back to trial in November, according to a federal prosecutor. 

Assistant U.S. Attorney Kimberly Paschall told a D.C. Superior Court judge on Friday that Desiree Fairooz and her lawyer had rejected a plea deal, according to The Huffington Post.

Fairooz was found guilty last May on charges of parading or demonstrating on Capitol grounds and disorderly conduct. 

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But the government's argument during the trial that Fairooz's laughter during Session's confirmation hearing was enough to convict her eventually prompted Chief Judge Robert Morin to throw out the verdict. 

Fairooz was present at the confirmation hearing last January with other Code Pink activists protesting Sessions. 

She laughed when Sen. Richard ShelbyRichard Craig ShelbyOn The Money — Biden sticks with Powell despite pressure Trump seeking to oust Republican Alabama governor over canceled rally: report The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by ExxonMobil - Arbery case, Biden spending bill each test views of justice MORE (R-Ala.) said that Sessions’s record of “treating all Americans equally under the law is clear and well-documented," prompting an officer to take her into custody. 

Two other Code Pink organizers were arrested and convicted on two separate charges of parading or demonstrating during the hearing.