Polanski Asks Swiss Court To Free Him From Custody

ZURICH (AP) -- Lawyers for Roman Polanski filed a motion in court Tuesday asking that the Oscar-winning director be released from Swiss custody - the first step in his legal battle to avoid extradition to the United States for a 1977 statutory rape case....

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