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

Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law

Adjunct Professor

Campus Box 1120

St. Louis, MO 63130

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (14)

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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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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

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

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

Ratio Juris, Vol. 29, Issue 3, pp. 364-384, 2016
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Aug 2016
Andrew Stumpff Morrison
University of Michigan Law School
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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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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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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 '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 University of Alabama - 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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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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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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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 University of Massachusetts School of Law
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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