Sounding undeterred by Switzerland's refusal to extradite Roman Polanski, Los Angeles District Attorney Steve Cooley said he'll seek to get the filmmaker back if he's caught by a country willing to return him.
"We will discuss with the Department of Justice the extradition of Roman Polanski if he's arrested in a cooperative jurisdiction," said Cooley, who's running for California attorney general.
Swiss government rejects U.S. request to extradite Polanski
The Swiss government said...
The Swiss government refused to extradite Roman Polanski to the United States on Monday, freeing the Oscar-winning director and protecting him from facing charges in the U.S. for having sex with an underage girl and fleeing the country three decades ago.
"Mr. Polanski can now move freely. Since 12:30 today he's ...
Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski said Sunday that he is being treated unfairly and that the U.S. is demanding his extradition from Switzerland in order to serve him "on a platter to the media," reports The Associated Press.
Polanski's latest appeal rejected
"I have had my share of dramas and joys, as we all have, and I am not going to try to ask you to pity my lot in life," Polanski said, breaking his months-long silence. "I ask only to be treated fairly like anyone else."
The 76-year old director of Chinatown and The Pianist accused Los Angeles County District Attorney Steve Cooley, who is running for California attorney general, of using the case for publicity. The district attorney's spokeswoman, Sandi Gibbons, said the D.A.'s office "will ...
Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski's latest appeal has been rejected, leaving his fate back in the hands of the Swiss authorities, according to The Associated Press.
Roman Polanski to be placed under house arrest
Polanski's bid to have his case reviewed by a special counsel or to be sentenced in his absence was ...
Roman Polanski will be released from jail and placed under house arrest in the director's chalet in the Alps as soon as he posts bail, according to The Associated Press.
Roman Polanski granted bail, remains in jail
The Swiss Justice Ministry said Thursday it would not appeal a Swiss Criminal Court's decision to release Polanski on $4.5 million bail, provided he surrender his documents of identity, wear an electronic bracelet and not leave his home in Gstaad...