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Title IX: Due Process
Accused of sexual assault on campus? Title IX guarantees due process. Our Title IX lawyers fight for it.
Title IX: Advising
Involved in a Title IX investigation? You have the right to an advisor. We are here to help.
Title IX: Due Process
Title IX: Advising
Title IX VS Criminal Charges
RIGHTS OF THE ACCUSED
If you’re accused of a Title IX Violation, you also have the right to:
- A robust notice of allegations
- Live hearings
- The presence of a student advisor (typically an attorney)
- Cross-examination of parties and witnesses
- A pre-established standard of proof
As due process advocates, our team of Title IX lawyers fights to ensure that every individual we represent receives the fair and equitable treatment that is promised to them.
How can a Title IX Lawyer help ensure you receive your due process rights?
College and university Title IX investigations can vary greatly from campus to campus. Because of this, the application of due process looks different from one case to another. The best way to ensure that your rights are protected is to contact a skilled Title IX attorney who can recognize the nuances of these situations.
Facing a Title IX Violation?
Our Experienced Title IX Lawyers Can Defend You
TItle IX Victims’ Rights
In the case of a retaliation, the Title IX lawyers with KJK’s Student & Athlete Defense practice group are prepared to help you set things right.
Student Title IX Retaliation examples include:
- Altering or lowering grades
- Harassment in the classroom or on campus
- Removal from campus organizations, sports teams or other campus activities
- Reducing a student-athlete’s playing time
- Suspending or expelling a student
Employee Title IX Retaliation examples include:
- Decreasing an employee’s pay
- Harassment from supervisors
- Altering job responsibilities
- Firing or demoting
Our Title IX Lawyers In The News
KJK Title IX Lawyers STONE & SUPLER DISCUSS THEIR TITLE IX PRACTICE WITH LAW.COM
A Letter to Parents
My Son Was Accused of A Title IX Violation. What Do I Do?
This letter addresses how to handle the first twenty-four hours after your student calls you and tells you that they need to file a Title IX complaint or have been accused of some sort of misconduct allegation.
A Client’s Tips For Facing A Title IX Investigation
I OFFER THE FOLLOWING TIPS
Know the Difference
Title IX vs Criminal Charges
Those accused of sexual assault must understand the circumstances of the accusation. Campus Title IX investigations are not criminal cases and colleges are not courts. There are important differences that students must be mindful of, such as:
What’s the difference between a Title IX investigation and a criminal case?
Title IX cases are unique and high-stakes. Because of the nuances involved, it is critical that you reach out to an experienced Title IX attorney immediately. Call us to discuss your case.
When can a Title IX case evolve into something criminal?
What's at stake?
In criminal court the defendant risks the possibilities of being sent to prison or registering as a sex offender.
Your future is not something to gamble with. Contact our Title IX defense attorneys to get help now.
Who is investigating?
In criminal court law enforcement is responsible for collecting the evidence.
How do they prove it?
In criminal court, the prosecutor must convince the court that the defendant is guilty beyond any reasonable doubt.
Who makes the judgement?
In criminal court there is a judge or jury that makes the final decision.
Title IX Attorneys
Our dynamic team of Title IX attorneys is devoted to protecting students’ futures by serving as student advisors during misconduct allegations and helping them navigate and understand the Title IX process and applicable policies. Our practice has earned a national reputation, and we are regularly hired as student advisors for campus Title IX investigations and hearings.
Important to know:
Title IX FAQs
What are the new Title IX regulations?
My case began prior to Aug. 20, 2020, how do the new regulations impact me?
What happens during a Title IX investigation?
What rights do I have if I am a complainant in a Title IX case?
What rights do I have if I am a respondent in a Title IX case?
Do I need an advisor or lawyer for a Title IX investigation?
My school provided me with an advisor. Am I still able to retain a private advisor?
What information will be shared with my parents Regarding My Title IX case?
FERPA is a federal law that protects the privacy of students’ education records. A school cannot share Title IX information with parents without the written permission of the student. While some students may not want to share case details with parents or loved ones, we encourage students to talk to their parents about what’s going on.
Can I be punished if I refuse to be interviewed or otherwise participate in the Title IX investigation?
Can Your firm help ME even though you are not located in our state?
What experience do You have handling Title IX and misconduct matters? What is Your success rate?
We don’t have a specific “success rate” and would be incredulous of any statistic provided by a lawyer given the unique nature of Title IX cases. A successful outcome can be many things: winning a hearing, successfully negotiating information resolution or navigating restorative justice.
Do you only represent accused students?
Can I be disciplined for conduct that occurred off-campus?
Can I be disciplined for conduct that involved someone who is not a student at my school?
I suspect a Title IX complaint may be filed against me. Is there anything I can do in advance of a complaint being filed?
How long do Title IX investigations take?
What is the role of a Title IX defense lawyer?
How can I sue my school if I am not satisfied with the Title IX outcome or process?
What are examples of Title IX violations?
- Campus Sexual Assault
- Sexual Harassment
- Sexually suggestive jokes
- Inappropriate touching
- Aggressive or unwanted sexual advances
This is not an exhaustive list. If you have questions or have been accused of at Title IX violation, contact our lawyers today.
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