§ 2421 Transportation generally
§ 2421A Promotion or facilitation of prostitution and reckless disregard of sex trafficking
§ 2422 Coercion and enticement
§ 2423 Transportation of minors
§ 2424 Filing factual statement about alien individual
§ 2425 Use of interstate facilities to transmit information about a minor
§ 2426 Repeat offenders
§ 2427 Inclusion of offenses relating to child pornography in definition of sexual activity for which any person can be charged with a criminal offense
§ 2428 Forfeitures
§ 2429 Mandatory restitution

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 18 > Part I > Chapter 117

  • Civil forfeiture: The loss of ownership of property used to conduct illegal activity.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • foreign commerce: as used in this title , includes commerce with a foreign country. See
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See
  • interstate commerce: as used in this title , includes commerce between one State, Territory, Possession, or the District of Columbia and another State, Territory, Possession, or the District of Columbia. See
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • United States: as used in this title in a territorial sense, includes all places and waters, continental or insular, subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, except the Canal Zone. See
  • whoever: include corporations, companies, associations, firms, partnerships, societies, and joint stock companies, as well as individuals. See
  • writing: includes printing and typewriting and reproductions of visual symbols by photographing, multigraphing, mimeographing, manifolding, or otherwise. See