Sexual Abuse or Exploitation of a Minor Law and Legal Definition

A "pattern of activity involving the sexual abuse or exploitation of a minor" is defined as "any combination of two or more separate instances of the sexual abuse or sexual exploitation of a minor by the defendant, whether or not the abuse or exploitation (A) occurred during the course of the offense; (B) involved the same minor; or (C) resulted in a conviction for such conduct." United States v. Dury, 2009 U.S. App. LEXIS 15304 (4th Cir. N.C. July 10, 2009)