How do I appeal a Title IX case in West Virginia?

 

To best understand how to appeal a Title IX case in West Virginia, 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 encompasses various forms, be it sexual violence, sexual harassment, sexual assault, and various other forms.

If a party's found responsible, the consequences can be profound, both in the short and long term. Appealable grounds at a particular school would have to be considered, but often it may be, say, procedural error or defect or a failing on the school's part, disproportionate sanction, new evidence that was not available otherwise during the course of the process.

Because of what's at stake and because of what needs to be done to get a school to change course, at this stage in the process it's critical to have the help of an experienced attorney advisor help with the Title IX appeal.

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