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Hannah Bell Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-29-09 02:48 AM
Response to Reply #4
13. My understanding is, it was a plea bargain: he pled guilty to statutory rape
& the other charges were dropped.

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  -Roman Polanski: IF he is extradited what are the odds that the other charges Hoopla Phil  Sep-29-09 01:38 AM   #0 
  - Impossible. Already pleaded to sex with minor. That is his crime  Thickasabrick   Sep-29-09 01:43 AM   #1 
  - How is that impossible?  Hoopla Phil   Sep-29-09 01:55 AM   #4 
     - Because that is how the law works - he pleaded to sex with a minor  Thickasabrick   Sep-29-09 02:02 AM   #5 
     - Care to cite any relevant case law on that, or is just cause you say? Double jeopardy  Hoopla Phil   Sep-29-09 02:03 AM   #7 
        - Plea deals are supposed to be legally binding.  TheWraith   Sep-29-09 02:18 AM   #9 
        - Exactly. nt  Thickasabrick   Sep-29-09 02:22 AM   #11 
        - Actually, they aren't. They only bind the prosecutor and defense attorney, not  pnwmom   Sep-29-09 06:26 AM   #15 
        - Ok...if you want to throw out the plea, you throw out the conviction.  Thickasabrick   Sep-29-09 02:20 AM   #10 
           - That is simply not how the legal system works. The judge has the discretion to  Hoopla Phil   Sep-29-09 10:38 PM   #24 
     - My understanding is, it was a plea bargain: he pled guilty to statutory rape  Hannah Bell   Sep-29-09 02:48 AM   #13 
  - Why do you think it probable? Because you want it to be? nt  madmusic   Sep-29-09 01:48 AM   #2 
  - Want has nothing to do with it. Do you have a statement to the O.P?  Hoopla Phil   Sep-29-09 01:54 AM   #3 
     - Yes, want has nothing to do with it. nt  madmusic   Sep-29-09 02:03 AM   #6 
        - Still waiting on something germain. . . . . . . . . . .  Hoopla Phil   Sep-29-09 02:04 AM   #8 
  - this ya'll thinks nay. n/t  orleans   Sep-29-09 02:37 AM   #12 
  - aren't there statutes of limitations on child molestation?  notadmblnd   Sep-29-09 05:01 AM   #14 
  - not for fugitives of the law  TorchTheWitch   Sep-29-09 08:23 AM   #20 
  - I think statute of limitation would apply.  armyowalgreens   Sep-29-09 06:33 AM   #16 
  - does not apply for fugitives  TorchTheWitch   Sep-29-09 08:25 AM   #22 
     - No, you aren't getting my point...  armyowalgreens   Sep-29-09 01:39 PM   #23 
  - There's A Reason It's Called The Long Arm Of The Law  KharmaTrain   Sep-29-09 06:36 AM   #17 
  - Zero  TexasObserver   Sep-29-09 08:09 AM   #18 
  - none and to be honest, he made it worse by running.  dugaresa   Sep-29-09 08:19 AM   #19 
  - i dont think they will. i think they will blame previous judge. i think they make give him a low  seabeyond   Sep-29-09 08:25 AM   #21 
 

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