How do I appeal a Title IX case in Missouri?

To best understand how to appeal a Title IX case in Missouri, it's good 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. Campus sexual misconduct can encompass various forms, be it sexual violence, sexual assault. It can apply to students, professors, coaches, athletic staff. If a party is found responsible, and/or sanctioned, a party can appeal a Title IX case. If the appeal right is available to one party, it's available to both. So, the same would be true of the accused or the complainant, that is.

If a respondent, for example, is going to appeal the case, they'd have to see what particular grounds would be most applicable per the school policies, be it a procedural error or defect, disproportionate sanction, new evidence. One of the most important considerations, because of what is at stake in a Title IX case, is to make sure that the appealing party has the help of an experienced attorney advisor.

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