Newswire: A judge has denied Roman Polanski’s attempt to get his rape case dismissed again

Once again, a judge has denied Roman Polanski’s request to have his 1977 rape charge dismissed. This comes from Deadline, which reports that the longstanding warrant for Polanski’s arrest will remain in place for the foreseeable future, meaning he’s still unable to return to the United States—or any country that will extradite him. Polanski initially pled guilty to drugging and raping a 13-year-old girl in 1977, and then served 42 days in prison as part of his plea deal. Before his actual sentencing, though, he discovered that the judge was planning to give him additional jail time, so he fled the country.

We first reported on Polanski’s latest attempt to get the charges dropped earlier this month, when he hired celebrity attorney Alan Dershowitz to try and convince a judge that he’s simply too famous to have to actually pay for the crime of …

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