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What is the difference between rape and sexual assault?

Arizona law no longer uses the term “rape,” replacing it with sexual abuse or sexual assault to describe prohibited acts. Traditional rape is covered by these statutes. However, most sexual assault statutes cover more types of sexual acts than what is traditionally thought of as “rape” and apply to victims of either gender. See A.R.S. 13-1406.

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The Koplow Law Firm exclusively practices criminal defense. We are experienced sex crime defenders, led by a former Arizona prosecutor.  The mission of our firm is to defend those falsely accused of crimes and help those who have been “overcharged.”…
The firm is led and managed by Lawrence Koplow, a

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