How do I appeal a Title IX case in Washington?

 

To best understand how to appeal a Title IX case in Washington, 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. Campus sexual misconduct can include sexual violence, sexual harassment, sexual assault, and various other forms. If a party is found responsible for a Title IX charge or violation at a school in Washington, the particular college or university's appealable grounds would have to be considered. Common themes would be that there is a failing on the school's part that led to the outcome of procedural error or defect, that is, a disproportionate sanction, new evidence. The strongest, most effective appeal would have to be presented to the school to try to change what took place. Because of what's involved and what's at stake, it's critical to have the help of an experienced attorney advisor to try to change an outcome at that stage.

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