The Polanski Debate

The Polanski Debate

Extradite him? Or let it go? Hollywood is divided. TheWrap brings you both sides of the debate.

Everyone in Hollywood has an opinion on Roman Polanski.

Many feel the matter should be put to rest – so much time has passed, and the director's personal horrors have been punishment enough, they say. Even Samantha Geimer, the woman who accused him of having sex with her when she was 13, has filed for a dismissal of the charges.

Others argue that authorities must see his case to the end: No one is above the law, and Polanski's debt to society must be paid if we're committed to protecting children from sexual predators, or valuing the contributions of women.

Even Polanski's own legal team seems divided, with one side not always sure what the other side is doing.

Follow along as the story unfolds, or contact us about contributing a Hollyblog of your own and add your voice to the debate.

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HE'S COMING BACK TO THE U.S.:

Polanski May Choose to Face U.S. Justice

U.S. Files Polanski Extradition Request

U.S. Asks Swiss for Gift-Wrapped Polanski

Polanski Denied Bail by Swiss Court

Swiss Reject Polanski's Bid for Prison Release

NOT SO FAST:

Polanski to Sweeten Bail Offer, This Time in Cash

Lawyer Denies Polanski Ready to Return to U.S.

Lawyers File for Polanski's Release

Will Polanski Walk? Do the Math

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THEY WERE RIGHT TO NAB HIM:

Swiss Parliament Signs Off on Polanski Arrest

Swiss Authorities Tipped U.S. to Polanski's Arrival

The Polanski Case: Taking Stock After the Extradition Request

Bill Maher: Grilled: On Letterman, Polanski, Atheists and Whether He's Ever Done His Show High

WHAT WERE THEY THINKING?:

Polanski Arrest Brings Shock, Amazement in Hollywood

French President Criticizes Polanski Arrest 

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HASN'T HE SUFFERED ENOUGH?:

Roman Polanski's Landmark Friday the 13th

Polanski's Victim: 'Drop the Charges’

Petition for the Release of Roman Polanski

Polanski ‘Tired and Depressed’ in Swiss Prison

Polanski Moved From Prison for Medical Treatment

HIS DEBT TO SOCIETY IS WAY OVERDUE:

Roman Polanski: A Call Out to Female Directors

Schwarzenegger: No Pardon for Polanski

Support for Polanski Makes My Blood Boil

Would Obama Pardon Polanski?

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BESIDES, HE'S AN IMPORTANT ARTIST:

Support for Polanski Strengthens … As Does the Backlash

Polanski Docu Director Heads to Switzerland

Polanski Trying to Complete Film From Jail

BESIDES, HE'S A CREEP:

Polanski Supporters Retrench or Retreat

‘My Dad Helped Polanski Escape’

Polanski Said He'd Pay $500,000 to End Lawsuit

How a girl's stark words got lost in the Polanski spectacle