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Roman Polanski Extradition Hearing Adjourned Until September

Jewish director’s expiration case over 1977 child sex conviction faces additional legal hurdle.
The judge has given U.S. authorities until August to come up with more information relevant to the case.



Roman Polanski will have to wait until September to find out if he’ll be extradited to the U.S. to face sentencing over his 1977 conviction for having unlawful sex with a 13-year-old girl.

The Polish judge deciding whether or not to honor U.S. authorities’ renewed request said at a hearing today that the matter was being adjourned for a few months in order to allow the court to have more time to gather materials relevant to the case.

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Judge Dariusz Mazur, sitting in a regional court in Krakow, southern Poland, said the matter was adjourned until mid-September, with an exact date for the next hearing to be set later.

Mazur said that Poland is seeking legal help from the U.S. in the case, which could see the 81-year-old director brought back before an American judge for the first time since he fled the U.S., fearing that a plea bargain deal would not be honored.

Mazur has given U.S. authorities until Aug. 8 to reply to the request for information.

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Hollywood Reporter by Nick Holdsworth



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