Court Denies Polanski’s Request to Dismiss His Case


A California appeals court denied Roman Polanski's request to have his case thrown out because of alleged misconduct by the case's original judge and prosecutor. But the three-judge panel, which ruled unanimously, did say it was "deeply concerned" about the behavior of the now-deceased judge. Then it said what everyone is thinking: This whole mess needs to hurry up and end. [L.A. Now/LAT]