Title IX is a federal regulation that states "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."
Title IX applies to both public and private universities that receive federal funding. This means if your college accepts a federally funded loan, they are to follow Title IX regulations. Additionally, each school should have a Title IX coordinator that ensures that the federal regulation is followed.
The most common instances of Title IX cases that present to my office are students facing allegations of harassment, stalking, and non-consensual sex. These are serious allegations that can forever change the lives of those involved. Especially those who are falsely accused of a Title IX allegation.
Reports of the Title IX violation are investigated, and a hearing is held in front of a university committee. This is not a court of law and these situations are often stacked against the accused student, even with weak evidence. There is a low standard for a guilty finding in these college committee hearings, and students who are accused often end up expelled from school with no hope for admission to another university.
If you are accused of a Title IX violation, call Asselta Law today. We offer Title IX allegation support and university committee hearing representation nationwide.