To best understand how to appeal a Title IX case in California, it's best to have a brief understanding of what Title IX is. Title IX is a federal civil rights law that's intended in part to prevent and address campus sexual misconduct. Sexual misconduct can encompass various forms: sexual harassment, sexual violence. If a party is found responsible in a Title IX case, either party, if the ground or if the appeal right is available to one party, the respondent, the accused, that is, it would also be available to the other party, the complainant, the accuser, that is. The grounds are often limited to what would be expression of the school's policies, for example, a disproportionate sanction to the finding, the availability of new evidence that wouldn't have been reasonably available during the course of the proceedings and then procedural error or defect, where if there were certain failings on the school's part, any of those grounds could be argued in a Title IX appeal. The most important consideration if somebody does need to appeal a Title IX case in California is to make sure that they have the help of an experienced attorney advisor.