Appealing Policy Violation Decisions
Updated December 1, 2022
All claimants and the accused have the right to appeal official decisions.
All appeals must be in writing to the ACM President no more than 30 days from the date of notification, with a copy sent to the ACM Director of Publications. An appeal must contain new material that was not already evaluated by the Committee or substantive information that might lead the ACM President to issue a different decision than the one initially made.
If no appeal has been requested, the decision shall stand and the appropriate penalties shall be implemented.
In the event an appeal has been requested, the ACM President's decision shall be final and once communicated to the parties, the decision shall be carried out with both parties being notified of the final decision.
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