To best understand how to appeal a Title IX case in Tennessee, it's good to have a brief understanding of what Title IX is. Title IX is a Federal Civil Rights Law, which is intended in part to prevent and address campus sexual misconduct. At colleges and universities in Tennessee where Title IX applies, which is almost universal, an accused party who's found responsible and sanctioned would have a right to an appeal. If an appeal is provided to one party, it's provided to both, so that would be also the case with the complainant, the accuser that is. A respondent may seek to appeal based on procedural error or defect that led to the outcome, disproportionate sanction, new evidence. The particular school's policies would have to be considered in terms of what's going to be applicable. Because of what's involved and because of what's at stake with the Title IX case, it's critical to have the help of an experienced attorney adviser of appealing a Title IX finding of responsibility or sanction.