Roman Polanski Files Lawsuit Against Motion Picture Academy Over 2018 Expulsion

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Roman Polanski Files Lawsuit Against Motion Picture Academy Over 2018 Expulsion

According to a report by SFGate, Roman Polanski filed a lawsuit against the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the organization's decision to expel him last May, following through on a threat previously made by his lawyer.

The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday, reportedly reads, "The Academy’s actions, sanctions and decisions against [Polanski] are invalid under Code Civ.

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Roman Polanski Files Lawsuit Against Motion Picture Academy Over 2018 Expulsion

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