Processo de 45 anos de Roman Polanski infographic
A infografia mostra a cronologia do caso de abuso sexual de menor de Roman Polanski com 45 anos.


Caso de abuso sexual de Polanski

By Duncan Mil

July 19, 2022 - A Associated Press refere que um juiz dos EUA disse em privado aos
advogados que revogaria o acordo e mandaria prender o realizador Roman Polanski após se declarar culpado de sexo ilegal com uma menor em 1977.

A newly unsealed court transcript appears to support claims that Judge Laurence Rittenband, who oversaw Roman Polanski’s case, broke promises related to the film director’s sentencing. Polanski admitted having sex with a 13-year-old in 1977 in a plea bargain.

The transcript comes from closed-door testimony given by former Deputy District Attorney Roger Gunson in 2010 about the conduct of the now-deceased Judge Rittenband.

According to Gunson, Rittenband told him and Polanski’s lawyer that the filmmaker would get a longer sentence than promised. Polanski fled the U.S. to Europe, making him a fugitive from justice for the past 44 years.

“The judge had promised him on two occasions… something that he reneged on,” Gunson said, referring to a promise to limit Polanski’s sentence to a brief stay in prison for a psychiatric examination. “So it wasn’t surprising to me that, when he was told he was going to be sent off to state prison… that he could not or would not trust the judge,” said Gunson.

Polanski pleaded guilty in 1977 to a count of unlawful sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old girl. Rittenband ordered him to Chino State Prison for a psychiatric examination before sentencing him. The review recommended probation.

The office of the Los Angeles County district attorney has said it will reexamine the case with “fresh eyes” now that the Gunson transcript has been released and has also mentioned obtaining “closure” for Samantha Geimer, the victim in the case, who has called it a “40-year-sentence” imposed on both her and

PUBLISHED: 19/07/2022; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images