Andrew Stumpff Morrison

University of Michigan Law School

Lecturer

625 South State Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1215

United States

University of Alabama Law School

Adjunct Professor

101 Paul W. Bryant Dr.

Box 870382

Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

The Law is a Fractal: The Attempt to Anticipate Everything

44 Loyola University Chicago L.J. 649 (2013), U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper, No. 292
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2014
Andrew Stumpff Morrison
University of Michigan Law School
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jurisprudence, fractal, vehicles in the park, open texture, determinacy, penumbra, vagueness, specificity, complexity, rule style, tax law, employee benefits, pensions, legal realism, positivism, formalism, textualism, legal philosophy

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Law is the Command of the Sovereign: H.L.A. Hart Reconsidered

Ratio Juris. Vol. 29 No. 3 September 2016 (364-384)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2018
Andrew Stumpff Morrison
University of Michigan Law School
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H.L.A. Hart, John Austin, Jeremy Bentham, coercive model, game theory, convention, sovereign, command model

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Fifty Years of Utopia: A Half-Century after Louis Kelso’s The Capitalist Manifesto, a Look Back at the Weird History of the ESOP

Tax Lawyer, Vol. 62, No. 2, p. 419, 2009, U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 204
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2010
Andrew Stumpff Morrison
University of Michigan Law School
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ESOP, employee stock ownership plan, Louis Kelso, Russell Long

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The Unimportance of Being a VEBA: Tax Attributes of Nonexempt Welfare Benefit Trusts

Tax Lawyer, Vol. 47, No. 1, 1993
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Aug 2011
Andrew Stumpff Morrison
University of Michigan Law School
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VEBA, employee benefits, health insurance, voluntary employees' beneficiary association, grantor trust, trust taxation, welfare benefits, 419, 419A

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Darkness at Noon: Judicial Interpretation May Have Made Things Worse for Benefit Plan Participants Under ERISA than had the Statute Never Been Enacted

St. Thomas Law Review, Vol. 23, p. 101, 2011, U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 203
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2011
Andrew Stumpff Morrison
University of Michigan Law School
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ERISA, Employee Benefits, Plans, Pension, Retirement, Health Insurance, Jurisprudence, Firestone

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Deferred Compensation and the Policy Limitations of the Nuclear Option

Tax Notes, Vol. 117, November 5, 2007
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 20 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2010
Andrew Stumpff Morrison
University of Michigan Law School
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409A, tax policy, employee benefits, deferred compensation, prohibited transactions, qualified retirement plans, tax penalties

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Case Law, Systematic Law, and a Very Modest Suggestion

Statute Law Review 35(2), 159-180, U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 361
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2014
Andrew Stumpff Morrison
University of Michigan Law School
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jurisprudence, fractal, vehicles in the park, open texture, safe harbor, unsafe harbor, common law, penumbra, vagueness, specificity, complexity, rule style, tax law, employee benefits, pensions, legislation, drafting, formalism, textualism, legal philosophy

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The 'Authority' of Law: Joseph Raz Reconsidered

U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 20-005
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 15 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 18 May 2020
Andrew Stumpff Morrison
University of Michigan Law School
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H.L.A. Hart, Ronald Dworkin, Joseph Raz, jurisprudence, coercion, positivism, coercive model, John Austin, Jeremy Bentham, Oliver Wendell Holmes, gunman, command theory, definition of state, definition of sovereign, game theory, Interpretivism, service conception, internal perspective

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The 'Big Three' VEBAs and Other Stand-Alone Welfare Benefit Trusts: What Is and Is Not Novel about Them

Tax & Accounting Insights and Commentary, December 2009
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 15 Nov 2010
Andrew Stumpff Morrison
University of Michigan Law School
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VEBA, Big Three, Retiree health, health insurance, erisa, employee benefits, tax

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The Uncertain Relation between Coherence and Renown: Ronald Dworkin Reconsidered

U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 460
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2018
Andrew Stumpff Morrison
University of Michigan Law School
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Ronald Dworkin, H.L.A. Hart, John Austin, Jeremy Bentham, positivism, interpretivism, natural law, game theory, convention, command model

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Repeal Tax Incentives for Esops

Tax Notes, Vol. 125, No. 3, pp. 337-340, October 19, 2009, The Shelf Project
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 03 Dec 2009
Andrew Stumpff Morrison and Norman P. Stein
University of Michigan Law School and Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
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tax, ERISA, employee stock ownership plans

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Perpetual Motion Machines: ESOPS Don’t Pay for Themselves

Tax Notes, Vol. May 28, 2018, pp. 1289-1296, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 18-018
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 17 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2018
Andrew Stumpff Morrison
University of Michigan Law School
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ESOPs, Employee Stock Ownership Plans, Louis Kelso, Binary Economics, Leveraged ESOPs

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Is the Preemption Clause of ERISA Unconstitutional?

New York University Review of Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation (forthcoming 2019)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Jul 2019
Andrew Stumpff Morrison and Elizabeth Y. McCuskey
University of Michigan Law School and Boston University School of Public Health
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ERISA, Preemption, Constitution, Commerce Clause, Field Preemption, Conflict Preemption, Express Preemption, Health Care, Employee Retirement Income Security Act, Federalism, Health Insurance, Gobeille, Clarence Thomas, Rice v. Santa Fe Elevator

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Proposal for a Non-Subsidized, Non-Retirement-Plan, Employee-Owned Investment Vehicle to Replace the ESOP

72 Tax Lawyer 425 (2019), U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 18-012, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-23
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2019
Sean M. Anderson and Andrew Stumpff Morrison
University of Illinois College of Law and University of Michigan Law School
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ESOP, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Retirement Plans, Retirement Policy, Tax Subsidy, Diversification, Business Organization

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Standardized, Unitized, Accretive Longevity Insurance: Lessons from the Differing Demand for Annuities and Life Insurance.

Andrew Morrison Stumpff, “Standardized, Unitized, Accretive Longevity Insurance: Lessons from the Differing Demand for Annuities and Life Insurance,” in New York University Review of Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation – 2022 (Chapter 10)(David Pratt ed., LexisNexis Matthew Bender 2022).
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Dec 2022 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2023
Andrew Stumpff Morrison
University of Michigan Law School
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longevity, insurance, annuity puzzle, annuities, pensions, retirement, defined contribution, defined benefit, behavioral economics, utility, bequest motive, present bias, framing, life insurance, probability, mortality, retirement policy, insurance industry

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The Reasonable Compensation Rule

Virginia Tax Review, Vol. 19, p. 371, Fall 1999
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Mar 2000 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2011
Andrew Stumpff Morrison
University of Michigan Law School
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