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Outrage over Roman Polanski's escape from justice

To the editor: Roman Polanski's attorney Alan Dershowitz says that his client's "liberty interests and the integrity of the justice system are at stake." ("Roman Polanski loses bid for dismissal of sexual assault conviction," Dec. 2...

DENIED: Pedophile Roman Polanski Statutory Rape Case Remains Active

Photo Credit: WZID Hollywood Reporter: Roman Polanski lost his latest bid to have a California court dismiss his 1977 sex case when a judge rejected a motion for a new hearing. A nine-page order issued Tuesday by Superior Court Judge...Show More Summary

Roman Polanski’s Latest Plea To Close Rape Case Falls On Deaf Ears

Oscar-winning director Roman Polanksi remains a fugitive from American justice despite a 133-page petition filed last week in Los Angeles Superior Court by famed defense attorney Alan Dershowitz. The motion sought to have Polanski's case...Show More Summary

Director Roman Polanski denied chance to close 1977 rape case

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

A Los Angeles judge refused Wednesday to reopen the case of filmmaker Roman Polanski, who pleaded guilty in 1977 to raping a 13-year-old but left the United States before sentencing. Judge James Brandlin, from the superior court of Los Angeles, turned down a request from Polanski’s lawyers,...

Roman Polanski loses bid for dismissal of sexual assault conviction

Oscar-winning film director Roman Polanski has lost his latest bid to dismiss a 1977 sexual assault conviction that spurred him to flee to Europe to avoid sentencing.

Roman Polanski Must Surrender Himself, Judge Orders

Roman Polanski, now 81 years old, has not returned to the United States, since he fled the country in 1978 and it seems he may not return within his lifetime, if conditions remain unchanged. Responding to an appeal filed by Polanski’s...Show More Summary

Judge won't dismiss Roman Polanski's sex case

3 days agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

The Oscar-winning director pleaded guilty to statutory rape in 1977 for having sex with a 13-year-old girl; he fled to France and has been a fugitive since

Judge Rejects Polanski’s Bid to Have Case Dismissed

3 days agoArts : ArtsBeat

A judge in California says Roman Polanski must return to the United States before his claims of judicial and prosecutorial abuse can be heard.

Roman Polanski lost his bid to have his 1977 rape case dismissed.

Roman Polanski lost his bid to have his 1977 rape case dismissed. Good. Read more...

Court denies Roman Polanski’s motion to dismiss sex case

LOS ANGELES — A judge has denied director Roman Polanski’s latest bid to have his 1977 sex case dismissed.

Judge rejects Roman Polanski's bid to dismiss sex case from 1970s

A Los Angeles judge rejected an effort by Roman Polanski to dismiss all sexual assault charges against the filmmaker in a three-decade-old case that spurred him to flee to Europe to avoid sentencing.

Roman Polanski Bid to Dismiss Sex Case Denied

The director's lawyer filed a motion earlier this month to end the case against him

Judge rejects Polanski's bid to kill sex case from 1970s

A Los Angeles judge Wednesday rejected a new bid by Roman Polanski to dismissed a three-decade-old case in which the famed director fled to Europe to avoid sentencing in the sexual assault of a teenager, a court spokesman said.

No sympathy for exiled Roman Polanski

To the editor: Your article asks about Roman Polanski, "Was he a sex offender skipping town to avoid facing justice? Or was he a victim of a corrupt judicial system that wanted to make an example of an acclaimed film director?" ("Roman Polanski's lawyers open new front against L.A. County...

Jennifer Lawrence Is Eating Pizza With a New Guy, Which May or May Not Be a Euphemism

last weekFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Plus Roman Polanski and Stephen Collins both have words on their sexual abuse charges, and Anderson Cooper owns a Twitter troll.

‘Saving Private Ryan’, ‘Ferris Bueller’ & More Added To National Film Registry

Spanning the years 1913-2004, the 25 films to be added to the Library of Congress' National Film Registry for 2014 include Steven Spielberg's Saving Private Ryan, Roman Polanski's Rosemary's Baby, Arthur Penn Little Big Man, John Hughes' Ferris Bueller's Day Off and the Coen brothers' The Big Lebowski. Show More Summary

They shoot, he scores

last weekArts : Prospero

ALEXANDRE DESPLAT has worked with a pantheon of directors that includes Roman Polanski, Stephen Frears, Terrence Malick, Kathryn Bigelow, Ang Lee and Wes Anderson. He’s a composer specialising in film scores whose job starts in earnest when the directors have finished their editing. Show More Summary

Roman Polanski's court request could shed light on decades-long case

Roman Polanski boarded a red-eye out of the country in January 1978, just months after he had agreed to a plea deal to end a Los Angeles County case in which he was accused of raping and sodomizing a 13-year-old girl.

Roman Polanski Files Motion to Close L.A. Case

Roman Polanski, now represented by Alan Dershowitz, among others, has filed a motion to close his Los Angeles case once and for all. The request by Mr. Dershowitz to represent Mr. Polanski opened what promises to be a broad legal and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Newswire: Roman Polanski is trying to get the rape case against him dismissed again

Roman Polanski has enlisted attorney Alan Dershowitz—whose clients have included the likes of Patty Hearst, O.J. Simpson, and Julian Assange—to help him close the long-simmering statutory rape case first brought against him in 1977.Show More Summary

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