July 12, 2010

Polanski Gets Off Swiss Free

by Lorna D. Keach

Swiss authorities announced that Roman Polanski will not be extradited to the United States, and is no longer under house arrest, effectively ending a 30-year pursuit of the award-winning film director who fled the country after pleading guilty to charges of having had unlawful sex with a 13-year-old girl in 1977.