Thursday, 30 May 2013


PUBLISHED: 16:45, 29 May 2013 | UPDATED: 18:03, 29 May 2013

Could notorious sex offender and subject of Oscar-nominated documentary Jesse Friedman be absolved in 25-year-old abuse case in a matter of weeks?

">Jesse Friedman and his father Arnold were charged with hundreds of counts of sodomy and sexual abuse in 1988

>Jesse served 13 years in jail and was released in 2001, his father took his own life in 1995

>'Capturing the Friedmans' a documentary about the family's plight was nominated for an Oscar in 2003

>In 2010 a federal appeals court urged prosecutors to reopen the case, saying that Friedman may have been wrongfully convicted

>That report is due in a matter of weeks."

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