Polanski was asking the L.A. Superior Courts to disqualify all judges because he thinks they are biased against him. But Superior Court Judge Peter Espinoza isn't buyin' the argument -- claiming there are 600 judges in the system, and at least one of them will be qualified to handle the case.
But here's the catch -- If Polanski decides to show for his upcoming January hearing, he'll be arrested on sight.
Polanski pleaded guilty to unlawful intercourse with a minor in 1977. He fled the country -- the girl was 13.