Who is a respondent under the Title IX Final Rule?

Under the Title IX Final Rule, a respondent is defined as the individual who has been reported to be the perpetrator of the conduct that could constitute sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, whatever the allegation may entail. A respondent could be the student, a teacher, an employee, a professor, an athletic coach.

If you're a respondent in a Title IX case, having an experienced attorney advisor can help you navigate the process, can help you work towards trying to ensure a fair process and a favorable outcome, and they should be involved as early as possible in the case.

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If you, or your student, are facing any kind of disciplinary action, or other negative academic sanction, and are having feelings of uncertainty and anxiety for what the future may hold, contact our offices today, and let us help secure your academic career.

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