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N.Z. defendant faces sexual exploitation of minor charges (access required)

Where a New Zealand-based defendant argued that Congress did not intend for a statute prohibiting sexual exploitation of children to apply beyond the United States, his motion to dismiss was denied because the text, history and context of the law indicated that Congress expected its sanction to apply outside the country. The statute was being ...