NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It was back to a Manhattan court Friday for the woman who climbed the base of the Statue of Liberty on July 4.

Therese Patricia Okoumou appeared at a pre-trial hearing before a federal judge.

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She has pleaded not guilty to three federal misdemeanor charges for the climb. She said she was protesting President Donald Trump’s immigration policy.

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Police officers secure safety cables on a woman who climbed onto the Statue of Liberty on July 4, 2018. (credit: CBS2)

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If convicted, she faces a maximum penalty of six months in prison and a fine.