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Mandatory Minimum Sentence for Sex Movies (access required)

A defendant convicted of receipt of movies depicting female minors in sexual acts cannot overturn his 15-year mandatory minimum sentence under 18 U.S.C. § 2252A(b)(1) with a claim that the trial court misinterpreted his earlier conviction for possession of obscene items involving children under Va. Code § 18.2-374.1(B)(2). Defendant argues his 1984 conviction under the Virginia ...