Celebrity News

Roman Polanski Loses Appeal in California
Download PDF

Lawyers for the once fugitive and recently apprehended film director Roman Polanski argued before the California Court of Appeal that the lower court erred in throwing out Polanski’s case last month. The lower court held that Polanski could not make his appeal without first surrendering to the authorities and appearing in court. The 2nd District Court of Appeal upheld the decision. Polanski’s only chance to clear his name now rests with appearing before the court in California and resubmitting the appeal.

Although the court refused to consider the appeal while Polanski remains in Switzerland, the 3 judge panel said the allegations raised in the case were serious and urged prosecutors to investigate and respond to the claims.

For the moment he remains in Switzerland, awaiting the outcome of extradition hearings.

  
What
Where


 

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

Most Popular

Legal Career Resources

May 3, 2016 Criticism Can Eat Attorneys Alive, Diminishing All Happiness in the Job

Summary: Attorneys that remove their ego from the picture will see greater happiness in their job and success in their career. Read Why the Best Attorneys Are So Hard on Themselves and Others to learn more. Attorneys are extremely hard […]

read more
To Top