Roman Polanski testified at a hearing in Poland on Wednesday about a U.S. request for the Oscar-winning director’s extradition over a child-sex case dating back to 1977. The court reportedly said that it needed more time to make a decision in the case. Judge Dariusz Mazur scheduled another hearing, which could be sometime in April [...]
A Polish court considers the United States' request for the extradition of Roman Polanski.
Roman Polanski has been a proponent of the “He’s Too Famous To Be Punished” defense for decades, but it sounds like that time he drugged and raped a 13-year-old girl and then ran away before he could get punished for it might finally be catching up with him. Show More Summary
Filmmkaker will attend hearing over a U.S. request for his extradition over a 1977 sex crime
The US is still trying to extradite Roman Polanski from Poland, and the 81-year-old director will attend a hearing on the matter next Wednesday, his lawyer said today. Polanski, who pleaded guilty to unlawful sex with a 13-year-old in 1977 but fled the US after serving 42 days in a...
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If Poland does the right thing, the long arm of the law might finally pluck Roman Polanski out of exile.
The prosecutors' office in Krakow says a request by the United States for the extradition of the director Roman Polanski can proceed.
Polish prosecutors said Thursday they had questioned filmmaker Roman Polanski, as they weigh extraditing him to the United States for sentencing on charges he raped a 13-year-old girl in 1977. The 81-year-old French-Polish director was questioned late Wednesday “in the context of the...
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Roman Polanski, whose extradition from Poland is being sought by the United States, says he trusts Poland's judiciary system.
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By Marcin Goclowski and Wiktor Szary WARSAW (Reuters) - Polish prosecutors plan to question filmmaker Roman Polanski after they received a request for his extradition to the United States over a 1977 child sex crime conviction, the prosecutor-general's office said on Wednesday. Show More Summary
Back in December, Roman Polanski reminded the United States legal system that he still hasn’t actually been punished for that time he drugged and raped a 13-year-old girl. His goal was to ask the courts if they could finally get over...Show More Summary
The United States makes a formal request for the extradition of Roman Polanski, who fled the country in 1978 before sentencing on a statutory rape charge.
The Oscar winning director is still very much wanted and desired by American prosecutors it seems. Just under three weeks after a LA Superior Court judge rejected attempts to close the book on Roman Polanski's statutory rape conviction from...Show More Summary
RomanPolanskiwasprobablythrilledthesepastfewmonthsthatBillCosbyhadPaulaPoundstoned hisownrapetroublesoutofthepublicconsciousness,butheshould’veknownitwouldn’tlastforever.PolanskihasbeensummonedonceagainforquestioningbyprosecutorsinPShow More Summary
Poland has been asked to extradite filmmaker Roman Polanski to the United States, where he is wanted on 1977 charges of sex with a minor..