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Re: jurisdiction language

I would sign this in lieu of a governing law statement.

Barbara Schader
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On Wed, 23 Oct 2002 15:48:40 EDT "James J. O'Donnell" 
<jod@georgetown.edu> wrote:

> Would the following language be acceptable to US state universities in
> lieu of a statement about governing law?  In other words, there would be
> no statement about jurisdiction except this.
> Jim O'Donnell
> Georgetown University
> "In the event any dispute or controversy arising out of or relating to
> this Agreement, the parties agree to exercise their best efforts to
> resolve the dispute as soon as possible. In the event that the parties can
> not by exercise of their best efforts resolve the dispute, they shall
> submit the dispute to a mutually acceptable arbitrator they have chosen."