Court won't dismiss Roman Polanski sex case; 'He has to surrender himself'

December 24, 2014 9:21 PM

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A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge has rejected an effort by well-known director Roman Polanski to have all sexual assault charges against him dismissed in a three-decade-old case that spurred him to flee to Europe to avoid sentencing.

Last week, in its bid to end the case, Polanski’s legal team -- which now includes celebrity attorney Alan M. Dershowitz -- made accusations of "serious misconduct" by district attorneys and judges. The charges against Polanski have kept the filmmaker out of the United States as well as many countri...

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