Roman Polanski’s Motion For Evidentiary Hearing In 1970s Sexual Assault Case Rejected By US Court

December 25, 2014 7:28 AM

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Roman Polanski’s Motion For Evidentiary Hearing In 1970s Sexual Assault Case Rejected By US Court

Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski lost a bid to dismiss a decades-old sexual assault case against him after a Los Angeles judge rejected a motion for a new hearing, a court spokesperson said Wednesday, according to reports. Polanski is facing charges related to the child sex case dating back to 1977.

A nine-page order was reportedly issued by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge James Brandlin on Tuesday stating that Polanski’s claims of judicial misconduct in the 37-year-old case cannot be addressed while “The Pianist” director remains a fugitive outside the United States after he pleaded guilty in...

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