Category: Sex Crimes

Arizona Age of Consent: What Is Statutory Rape?

Posted on June 10, 2019

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Sex crimes are serious matters, and Arizona, like all states, takes these crimes and punishments very seriously. One crime term that is heard a lot in the news is “statutory rape.” If you are being charged with this action, and you are unsure of what does statutory rape means, we are here to explain.  What
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Alcohol and Consent: What Percentage of Sexual Assaults Involve Alcohol?

Posted on April 21, 2019

Alcohol and Consent What Percentage of Sexual Assaults Involve Alcohol

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Alcohol is often referred to as the “number 1 date rape drug”. Sexual consent is an important and complex issue, which becomes even more complicated when alcohol is involved. The line between consensual sex and sexual assault is thin when the compliant is heavily intoxicated. However, one thing is surely clear – when it comes
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Rape, Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment: What’s the Difference?

Posted on March 17, 2019

Rape, Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment What's the Difference

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness month, so Sonoran Law Group will try to contribute to the cause by raising awareness of the certain sexually abusive behaviors from the perspective of criminal law. So, what is the difference between rape and sexual assault? What is sexual harassment? How does the state of Arizona penalize these behaviors?
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