Put the bag on him
Good morning. It's Nov. 28, 2015, and here's what's going on in California. Subscribe to the newsletter TOP STORIES Officials in Poland have rejected an effort by L.A. prosecutors to send fugitive director Roman Polanski back to California to face sexual assault charges from the 1970s. With the...
"This myth about me took on more and more layers, and I was turned into some sort of monster," says Polanski. [ more › ]
Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski has once again evaded extradition to the United States, nearly four decades after pleading guilty to having sex with a 13-year-old girl. This time around, it was Poland that refused to return him...Show More Summary
Polish prosecutors sided with Roman Polanski and decided not to appeal a court ruling against extraditing him to the United States.
Filmmaker Roman Polanski's extradition case is now a thing of the past.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland will not extradite Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski to the U.S. in an almost 40-year-old case after prosecutors declined to challenge a court ruling against it. Prosecutors in Krakow, who had sought...Show More Summary
Polish prosecutors said Friday they would not appeal a court decision to extradite Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski to the United States to face sentencing for statutory rape. The prosecutor’s office in the southern city of Krakow said the October 30 decision by a Krakow court “to...
Poland will not extradite the Oscar-winning filmmaker to the U.S. after prosecutors declined to challenge a court ruling against it.
Polish prosecutors have closed the Roman Polanski case, meaning the filmmaker can live and work in the country where he grew up and have no fear of extradition to the US. Prosecutors said Friday that an October verdict rejecting extradition for a 1977 statutory rape case was "right" and there...
Prosecutors in Krakow said Friday they found the court's refusal of extradition to be "right."
Roman Polanski can give thanks to Polish prosecutors after they decided not to challenge a legal ruling in the country, issued last month, to reject a U.S. request to extradite Roman Polanski for having unlawful sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old girl in 1977. Show More Summary
As expected, a recent decision by a Polish court stands. read more
Poland will not extradite filmmaker Roman Polanski to the U.S. in an almost 40-year-old case after prosecutors declined to challenge a court ruling against it. Prosecutors in Krakow, who sought the extradition on behalf of the U.S., said Friday that they found the court's refusal of extradtion...
Everyone’s favorite Instagram celebrity Lindsay Lohan uploaded a photograph of herself dressed in the style of Sharon Tate on Thursday. You know, the wife of Roman Polanski who was brutally murdered in the Hollywood Hills by Charles Manson? That Sharon Tate. Also, it was Manson’s 81st birthday on Thursday, which... More »
Andrea Peyser in the NY Post says Bill Cosby is being vilified only because he’s a conservative. Peyser contrasts the ongoing Cosby investigation with the Roman Polanski case; although she does not identify any political or social views that would aid in outward Polanski support, she writes, “[Polanski’s] cooled his dirty heels mainly in France, [...]
Said Samantha Geimer after a Polish judge declined to extradite Roman Polanski. Geimer was 13 in 1977 was she was the victim of Polanski's admitted sexual predation.“He said he did it; he pled guilty; he went to jail. I don’t know what...Show More Summary
Samantha Geimer is “very pleased” Roman Polansky won’t be extradited, saying he should be allowed to get on with his life. Geimer, who was assaulted by the acclaimed moviemaker when he was 13, told NBC News she was “very pleased” to hear a Polish court rejected a U.S. extradition request for Polanski, who fled to [...]
“She’s a girl with a problem,” Roman Polanski says on the director’s commentary of Repulsion, speaking as efficiently and abstractly as he directs. He’s describing Catherine Deneuve’s Carole, a stoic young woman of ineffable beauty and...Show More Summary
At least some good news today: Poland has rejected the U.S. request to extradite 82 year old director Roman Polanski for a crime committed almost 40 years ago. At a hearing in Krakow, Judge Dariusz Mazur ruled that turning over Mr. Polanski... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]