To best understand how to appeal a Title IX case in Washington DC, 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. If you've reached this stage of the proceedings and you're trying to appeal a finding and/or sanction in a Title IX case, it's critical to reference the school's particular policies. Most schools across the United States, including in Washington DC, have similar basises for an appeal, be it procedural error or defect or a failing on the school's part that led to the outcome, disproportionate sanction, new evidence. The appealable grounds would have to be considered. The strongest, most effective appeal would have to be presented to try to change what can be, unfortunately, a life-changing outcome, a finding or a sanction which can impact a person's life. An accused student has the right to appeal. If the appeal right is provided to one party, it's provided to both. It's critical to take these steps to make certain that the outcome can be changed through the appeal process if found responsible.