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Unsealed documents show judge planned to imprison Polanski

Film director Roman Polanski fled the United States after learning a Los Angeles judge planned to renege on an earlier agreement and imprison him for sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl in 1977, a former prosecutor confirmed in testimony a decade ago, according to newly unsealed court documents. Testimony by retired...
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Prosecutor: Judge reneged on promise in Polanski abuse case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge privately told lawyers he would renege on a promise and imprison Roman Polanski for sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl in 1977, a former prosecutor testified, setting the stage for the renowned director to flee the U.S. as a fugitive. A previously...
LOS ANGELES, CA