Does my child have due process rights in a Title IX hearing?

The short answer is yes, because Title IX is a federal civil rights law that's intended in part to prevent and address campus sexual misconduct, and because it is a federal law, your child would have due process rights under Title IX. Your child would also have due process rights if they attend a public university. It's a gray area at a private university. Although there's not traditional due process at private universities, there's been a small shift in some federal courts regarding the possibility of due process of private universities. That being said, a student does have contractual rights for, say, arguable breach of contract if there is this a failing on the school's part at both private and public universities. So overall, the answer would be yes, a student does have due process rights under Title IX.

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