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Child Pornography Sentencing in Federal Court: Part One

Over the last 25 years, Congress has been diligent in reviewing and revising the Federal Sentencing Guidelines relating to sentences following child pornography convictions. From 1987 to 2009, Congress revised the guidelines in this area nine times, and each revision resulted in longer sentences with heightened mandatory minimums. This blog post reviews the changes in the law, and the state of the law in 2015.