How do I appeal a Title IX case in Maine?

 

To best understand how to appeal a Title IX case in Maine, it's good to ask the question, "What is Title IX?" Title IX is a federal civil rights law that's intended in part to prevent and address campus sexual misconduct. At colleges and universities in Maine, if a party, be it the accused party or the accuser, because of the appeal right is allowed to one party, it's allowed to both. If a party finds it necessary to appeal a finding and or sanction, the specific school's policies would have to be referenced in terms of what bases would be allowed to seek the appeal, will be a failing on the school's part. A say procedural error defect that is. Will the argument be made that the sanction is disproportionate to the finding? Is there new evidence? Will be a combination of appealable grounds. When appealing a Title IX case in Maine, one of the most important considerations is that the appealing party have the help of an experienced attorney advisor.

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