New Polish justice minister seeks filmmaker Polanski’s extradition

May 31, 2016 12:02 PM

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Zbigniew Ziobro wants Supreme Court to annul a Krakow court’s ruling he says is at odds with a Polish-U.S. extradition agreement; he maintains celebrity status is shielding the Oscar-winning director in his long-standing U.S. case involving sex with a minor.

WARSAW, POLAND—Poland’s justice minister on Tuesday revived an effort to have filmmaker Roman Polanski extradited to the U.S., where he is wanted in a nearly 40-year-old case involving sex with a minor.

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