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Argued May 28, 1998

Appellant, Harold Sanders, brings this appeal from an order of the Superior Court denying his motion to vacate an arbitration award in favor of appellee, Maple Springs Baptist Church (“Maple Springs”). Relying on D.C. Code � 16-4311 (a)(1) and (a)(2) (2001), Mr. Sanders contends that the award was procured by undue means, corruption, misconduct, and partiality on the part of the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”). We conclude that we need not decide whether the term “arbitrator” in D.C. Code � 16-4311 (a)(2) refers only to the individual appointed to resolve a dispute or, in addition, to the administrative personnel of the AAA. On the question of whether there is sufficient evidence in the record requiring the award to be set aside under D.C. Code � 16-4311 (a)(1), we hold that there is not, and thus we affirm the decision of the trial court.


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