Andrew P. Morriss

Texas A&M School of Law

Dean & Anthony Buzbee Chair

1515 Commerce Street

Fort Worth, TX 76133

United States

PERC - Property and Environment Research Center

Senior Associate

2048 Analysis Drive

Suite A

Bozeman, MT 59718

United States

George Mason University - Mercatus Center

Senior Scholar

3434 Washington Blvd., 4th Floor

Arlington, VA 22201

United States

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Scholarly Papers (48)

1.

Green Jobs Myths

U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE09-001, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-15
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 12 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2014
Texas A&M School of Law, York College of Pennsylvania, Case Western Reserve University Law Library and University of Texas at Arlington
Downloads 2,300 (3,944)
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2.

7 Myths About Green Jobs

U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE09-007, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-14
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 20 May 2013
Texas A&M School of Law, York College of Pennsylvania, Case Western Reserve University Law Library and University of Texas at Arlington
Downloads 2,173 (4,449)
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Student Quality as Measured by Lsat Scores: Migration Patterns in the U.S. News Rankings Era

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 81 (2006), IU Law-Bloomington Research Paper No. 17, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-19
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2013
William D. Henderson and Andrew P. Morriss
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 1,837 (5,893)
Citation 1

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LSAT, rankings, U.S. News, demography, Am Law 100, Am Law 200, law schools, legal education

4.

Enduring Hierarchies in American Legal Education

Indiana Law Journal, Vol.89, No.3, 2014, pp.941-1068., UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2013-141, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 269, U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2343381
Number of pages: 137 Posted: 02 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2015
Olufunmilayo Arewa, Andrew P. Morriss and William D. Henderson
University of California, Irvine School of Law, Texas A&M School of Law and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 1,823 (5,555)

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5.

Harry Potter and the Law

Texas Wesleyan Law Review, 2006, TJSL Legal Studies Research Paper No. 829344, University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2007-05, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2016
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Missouri at Kansas City - School of Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law, University of Georgia Law School, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Duquesne University, John Templeton Foundation, Texas A&M School of Law and University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 1,634 (6,063)

Abstract:

Children's literature, cultural studies, Harry Potter, humor, humorous, interdisciplinary, fantasy, law & literature, law & popular culture

6.

Moving Money: International Financial Flows, Taxes, & Money Laundering

Hastings International and Comparative Law Review, Vol. 37, No. 1 - Winter 2014, U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2348144, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-21
Number of pages: 123 Posted: 04 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2014
Richard K. Gordon and Andrew P. Morriss
Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 1,355 (6,840)

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tax justice, money laundering, anti-money laundering, capital flows, tax evasion, offshore financial centers

7.

Measuring Outcomes: Post-Graduation Measures of Success in the U.S. News & World Report Law School Rankings

83 Ind. L.J. 791 (2008), U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE07-007, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 69
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 02 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2013
Andrew P. Morriss and William D. Henderson
Texas A&M School of Law and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 1,343 (9,963)
Citation 2

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USNews, rankings, Bar exam, Bar passage, legal profession, legal education

8.

Cartelizing Taxes: Understanding the OECD’s Campaign Against 'Harmful Tax Competition'

Columbia Journal of Tax Law, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 28 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2013
Andrew P. Morriss and Lotta Moberg
Texas A&M School of Law and William Blair
Downloads 1,212 (6,899)

Abstract:

tax competition, OECD, international organizations, offshore finance

9.

The Role of Offshore Financial Centers in Regulatory Competition

U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE07-032
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 02 Oct 2008
Andrew P. Morriss
Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 763 (21,272)
Citation 1

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10.

Creating Cayman as an Offshore Financial Center: Structure & Strategy Since 1960

Arizona State Law Journal, Forthcoming, U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2329827
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 24 Sep 2013
Tony A. Freyer and Andrew P. Morriss
University of Alabama - School of Law and Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 620 (22,503)

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Cayman Islands, Offshore Financial Centers, Offshore, Legal History, Financial Law

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Change, Dependency, and Regime Plasticity in Offshore Financial Intermediation: The Saga of the Netherlands Antilles

Texas International Law Journal, Vol. 45, No. 2, 2009, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE08-020
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 27 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2010
Craig M. Boise and Andrew P. Morriss
Independent and Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 559 (32,802)

Abstract:

offshore financial centers, OFCs, round-tripping, financial intermediation, tax havens, finance subsidiary, tax treaty, Netherlands Antilles, Curacao, Dutch, withholding tax, eurodollar, petrodollar, multinational, regime

12.

Constitutionalizing Patents: From Venice to Philadelphia

Review of Law & Economic, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2006, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 04-12
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 02 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2007
Craig Allen Nard and Andrew P. Morriss
Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 493 (41,858)
Citation 5

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Intellectual Property, Patents, Constitutionalized System, Public Choice

13.

Common Law Environmental Protection

Case Western Reserve Law Review, Forthcoming, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-12, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE08-013
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 23 Apr 2008
Jonathan H. Adler and Andrew P. Morriss
Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 447 (45,179)

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Environmental protection, common law, nuisance, free market environmentalism, environmental law, pollution control

14.

Market Fragmenting Regulation: Why Gasoline Costs so Much (and Why it's Going to Cost Even More)

Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 06-11, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-01, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE06-030
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 06 Sep 2006
Andrew P. Morriss and Nathaniel Stewart
Texas A&M School of Law and Case Western Reserve University - Institute for Global Security Law and Policy
Downloads 445 (48,999)
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15.

Gasoline, Markets, and Regulators

Engage, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 4-13, 2003, U Illinois Law & Economics Working Paper No. LE07-015
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 31 May 2007
Andrew P. Morriss
Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 402 (55,497)

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Changing the Rules of the Game: Offshore Financial Centers, Regulatory Competition & Financial Crises

U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE09-031
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 10 Nov 2009
Andrew P. Morriss
Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 326 (66,771)

Abstract:

Offshore Financial Centers, Cayman Islands, Bermuda, Financial Crisis

17.

Private Dispute Resolution in the Card Context: Structure, Reputation, and Incentives

Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-12
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 03 Jun 2005
Andrew P. Morriss and Jason A. Korosec
Texas A&M School of Law and Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Downloads 320 (66,995)
Citation 2

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Private Dispute Resolution, Private Legal Systems, Credit Cards, Debit Cards, High Cost, Lack of Speed, Due Process, Fairness, Payment System, Value Transfer Network, Chargebacks, Retrievals

18.

Regulatory Effectiveness in Onshore & Offshore Financial Centers

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2012
Andrew P. Morriss and Clifford Chad Henson
Texas A&M School of Law and Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 311 (70,062)

Abstract:

offshore financial centers, OFCs, tax competition, financial regulation

19.

The Market for Legal Education & Freedom of Association: Why the 'Solomon Amendment' Is Constitutional and Law Schools Aren't Expressive Associations

William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal, Vol. 14, No. 2, 2005, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-20
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Aug 2005
Andrew P. Morriss
Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 293 (79,471)

Abstract:

Solomon Amendment, Military Recruiters, Federal Funding, expressive associations, First Amendment, Article I, to Raise and Support Armies, United States Constitution, Forum for Academic and Institutional Rights, Inc. v. Rumsfeld, 125 S.Ct. 1977 (2005)

20.

The Public-Private Security Partnership: Counterterrorism Considerations for Employers in a Post-9/11 World

Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-27
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 Aug 2005
Andrew P. Morriss
Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 239 (94,211)

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National Security, War on Terror, Employment, Private Security Forces, National Guard, Conceal and Carry Laws

21.

Institutional Choice & Interest Groups in the Development of American Patent Law: 1790-1870

Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-24, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE07-007
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 04 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2014
Andrew P. Morriss and Craig Allen Nard
Texas A&M School of Law and Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Downloads 238 (97,861)
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Defining What to Regulate: Silica & the Problem of Regulatory Categorization

Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-21
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 11 Aug 2005
Andrew P. Morriss and Susan E. Dudley
Texas A&M School of Law and Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Downloads 210 (113,574)

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Silica, Regulation, Interest Groups, Policy, Problem of knowledge, Market Forces, Workers compensation, Occupational Health and Safety (OSHA)

23.

Choosing How to Regulate

Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 04-3
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Apr 2004
Andrew P. Morriss, Bruce Yandle and Andrew Dorchak
Texas A&M School of Law, Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics and Case Western Reserve University Law Library
Downloads 209 (109,031)
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The Fable of the Codes: The Efficiency of the Common Law, Legal Origins & Codification Movements

Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS11-32
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 10 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 23 May 2012
Nuno M. Garoupa and Andrew P. Morriss
Texas A&M University School of Law and Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 207 (112,019)
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Bootleggers, Baptists & Televangelists: Regulating Tobacco by Litigation

U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE07-021
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Sep 2007
Bruce Yandle, Joseph Rotondi, Andrew P. Morriss and Andrew Dorchak
Clemson University - John E. Walker Department of Economics, George Mason University, Texas A&M School of Law and Case Western Reserve University Law Library
Downloads 194 (120,760)

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Global Economies, Regulatory Failure, & Loose Money: Lessons for Regulating the Finance Sector from Iceland's Financial Crisis

Alabama Law Review, Vol. 59, 2012
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 06 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2012
Andrew P. Morriss and Birgir T. Petursson
Texas A&M School of Law and RSE - Centre for Social and Economic Research
Downloads 192 (115,756)

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Iceland, financial crisis, central banking, deposit insurance, monetary policy

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Symbol or Substance? An Empirical Assessment of State Responses to Kelo

U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE07-037
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Mar 2008
Andrew P. Morriss
Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 178 (129,099)
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Birth after Death: Perpetuities & the New Reproductive Technologies

Georgia Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 21 Apr 2003
Sharona Hoffman and Andrew P. Morriss
Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 172 (127,209)
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Disestablishing Environmentalism

U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE07-041, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-16
Number of pages: 107 Posted: 08 Apr 2009
Andrew P. Morriss and Ben Cramer
Texas A&M School of Law and Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Center for Business Law and Regulation
Downloads 170 (135,831)

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environmental law, establishment clause, religion, environmentalism

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Searching for the Soul of Judicial Decisionmaking: An Empirical Study of Religious Freedom Decisions

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 65, No. 3, 2004, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 04-015, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 04-17
Number of pages: 125 Posted: 16 Jan 2004
Gregory C. Sisk, Michael Heise and Andrew P. Morriss
University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota), Cornell Law School and Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 161 (133,163)
Citation 3

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Constitution, religion, judges, judicial decisionamking, empirical

31.

Politics & Property in Natural Resources

U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE08-011
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 07 Oct 2008
Andrew P. Morriss
Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 148 (157,012)

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Homesteading Rock: A Defense of Free Access Under the General Mining Law of 1872

Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 04-2
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 19 Apr 2004
Andrew P. Morriss, Roger E. Meiners and Andrew Dorchak
Texas A&M School of Law, University of Texas at Arlington and Case Western Reserve University Law Library
Downloads 139 (162,518)
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Clinical Legal Education & Access to Justice: Conflicts, Interests, & Evolution

Beyond Elite Law: Access to Civil Justice for Americans of Average Means (Samuel Estreicher & Joy Radice, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2014), Forthcoming, U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2322825
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Sep 2013
Margaret B. Drew and Andrew P. Morriss
UMass School of Law and Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 136 (140,840)

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clinical legal education, public choice economics, interest groups, access to justice, legal education

34.

Introduction: The Story of Property Stories

PROPERTY STORIES, SECOND EDITION, Gerald Korngol & Andrew Moriss, eds., Foundation Press, 2009, NYLS Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09/10 # 10, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE09-004
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 18 Jan 2009
Gerald Korngold and Andrew P. Morriss
New York Law School and Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 127 (166,255)

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The Necessity of Economics: The Preferential Option for the Poor, Markets and Environmental Law

University of St. Thomas Law Journal, Forthcoming, U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE07-031
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Oct 2007
Andrew P. Morriss
Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 120 (178,476)
Citation 1

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Residential Gateway for Electricity Response: Resolve of Customer Access, System Expansion, Market Manipulation, and Environmental Goals

U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE07-003
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 09 Feb 2007
Eric C. Woychik and Andrew P. Morriss
Strategy Integration, LLC and Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 120 (184,066)

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Litigating to Regulate: Massachusetts v. Environmental Protection Agency

U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE07-028, Cato Supreme Court Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 26 Aug 2007
Andrew P. Morriss
Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 119 (185,195)

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Involuntary Cotenants: Eminent Domain and Energy & Communications Infrastructure Growth

U of Alabama Legal Studies Working Paper No. 2380159
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 Jan 2014
Andrew P. Morriss, Roy R. Brandys and Michael Barron
Texas A&M School of Law, Barron & Adler LLP and Barron & Adler LLP
Downloads 107 (179,598)

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eminent domain, electric utilities, pipelines, transmission lines, easements, cotenancy

39.

Silent Spring at 50, Chapter 1

Silent Spring at 50, p. 1, P. Desrochers, R. Meiners, & A. Morriss, eds., Cato Institute, 2012, U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2176959
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 17 Nov 2012
Pierre Desrochers, Roger E. Meiners and Andrew P. Morriss
University of Toronto - Department of Geography, University of Texas at Arlington and Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 59 (239,588)

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Environmentalism, DDT, Pesticides, Rachel Carson, Silent Spring

40.

Bootleggers, Baptists, and E-Cigarettes

Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-3
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 31 Jan 2015
Clemson University, University of Texas at Arlington, Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 56 (27,579)
Citation 1

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Keywords: tobacco regulation, electronic cigarettes, Baptist and bootlegger, rent-seeking, health regulation

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Charting the Influences on the Judicial Mind: An Empirical Study of Judicial Reasoning

New York University Law Review, Vol. 73, No. 5, 1998
Number of pages: 124 Posted: 13 Jun 2014
Gregory C. Sisk, Michael Heise and Andrew P. Morriss
University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota), Cornell Law School and Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 50 (159,744)
Citation 24

Abstract:

Judicial decision making, public choice theory, empirical analysis, sentencing

42.

Borders & The Environment

U Illinois Law & Economics Research Paper No. LE08-019
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 22 Aug 2008
Andrew P. Morriss and Roger E. Meiners
Texas A&M School of Law and University of Texas at Arlington
Downloads 44 (312,708)

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Bootleggers, Baptists, and Televangelists

Regulation, Vol. 31, No. 2, Summer 2008, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 08-33
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 21 Aug 2008
Andrew P. Morriss
Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 28 (366,565)

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regulation, taxation, tax, barriers, barriers to entry, public choice, public interest, smoking, cigarettes, regulatory authority, tabacco, bootlegger, assumption-of-risk defense

44.

Silent Spring at 50 (Chapter 9)

Silent Spring at 50, Chapter 9 (Cato Institute 2012) (Meiners, Desrochers and Morriss, eds.), U of Alabama Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2178575
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Nov 2012
Roger E. Meiners and Andrew P. Morriss
University of Texas at Arlington and Texas A&M School of Law
Downloads 25 (381,926)

Abstract:

Environmentalism, DDT, Pesticides, Rachel Carson, Silent Spring, Regulation, Public Choice

45.

Baptists, Bootleggers & Electronic Cigarettes

Yale Journal on Regulation, Forthcoming, Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-21
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 31 Oct 2015
Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Texas A&M School of Law, University of Texas at Arlington and Clemson University
Downloads 0 (100,784)

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tobacco regulation, electronic cigarettes, Baptists and Bootleggers, health regulation

46.

The Next Generation of Mobile Source Regulation

NYU Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2008, Breaking the Logjam: Environmental Reform for the New Congress and Administration Paper
Posted: 26 Mar 2009
Andrew P. Morriss
Texas A&M School of Law

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Hayek and Cowboys

Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 04-15
Posted: 14 Sep 2004
Andrew P. Morriss
Texas A&M School of Law

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American West, F.A. Hayek, Law, Legislation, and Liberty, Private Legal Institutions, Customary Law

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Signaling and Precedent in Federal District Court Opinions

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 04-05; and Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 04-7
Posted: 29 Apr 2004
Andrew P. Morriss, Michael Heise and Gregory C. Sisk
Texas A&M School of Law, Cornell Law School and University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota)

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judges, judicial decisionmaking, economics, precedent