Di­rec­tor Polan­ski fights to re­turn to U.S.

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A de­fense at­tor­ney for di­rec­tor Ro­man Polan­ski ar­gued Mon­day in Los An­ge­les that the di­rec­tor should be al­lowed to re­turn to the U.S. and be sen­tenced to time served decades af­ter plead­ing guilty to hav­ing sex with a mi­nor in the spring of 1977. At­tor­ney Har­land Braun said Polan­ski has ef­fec­tively served his sen­tence be­tween his pre­vi­ous de­ten­tion in Los An­ge­les

and the nearly 10 months in a Swiss jail.

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