How do I appeal a Title IX case in New York?

 

To best understand how to appeal a Title IX case in New York, 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. At colleges and universities in New York, if a party is seeking to appeal a finding and/or outcome, the particular college or university's appealable grounds would have to be specifically met. Was there a procedural defect or error or a failing on the school's part that led to the outcome? Was the sanction disproportionate to the finding? Is there new evidence available that was not reasonably available at a prior time or is it a combination of appealable grounds that would allow for an appeal? When appealing a Title IX case in New York, because of what's involved and what's at stake, one of the most important considerations is to have the help of an experienced attorney adviser.

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