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Prosecutor, law professors weigh in on proposed change to sex-assault statute

Under the state’s criminal statutes concerning the sexual assault of children, sex with someone under 16 years old amounts to second-degree sexual assault. Those who are convicted of it can end up with a $100,000 fine, 40 years in prison or both. They can also land themselves a place on the state’s sex offender registry. There are no ...

About Erika Strebel, erika.strebel@wislawjournal.com

Erika Strebel is the law beat reporter for the Wisconsin Law Journal and a law school student at UW-Madison. She can be reached at 414-225-1825.

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