Within such a proceeding, your rights are severely limited as compared to a criminal proceeding. However, there are some protections afforded you including the right to:

  • Be considered not responsible for the charges against you.
  • Have an advisor such as a Title IX lawyer or college representative of your choice.
  • Suggest specific questions be asked of the complainant or
  • Ask that certain witnesses be called to testify.
  • Object or take issue with certain evidence being considered.
  • Make opening and closing remarks.
  • Appeal certain errors in the event you are found responsible.