Prof. Andrew P. Morriss

D. Paul Jones & Charlene Angelich Jones Chairholder of Law, University of Alabama School of Law

Professor Morriss is the D. Paul Jones & Charlene Angelich Jones Chairholder of Law at the University of Alabama School of Law.  He is the author or coauthor of more than 60 book chapters, scholarly articles, and books. He is affiliated with a number of think tanks doing public policy work, including the Property & Environment Research Center in Bozeman, Montana, the Regulatory Studies Center at George Washington University, the Institute for Energy Research, and the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. In addition, he is a Research Fellow at the New York University Center for Labor and Employment Law. He is chair of the editorial board of the Cayman Financial Review. His scholarship focuses on regulatory issues involving environmental, energy, and offshore financial centers. Over the past ten years he has regularly taught and lectured in China, Greece, Guatemala, Hong Kong, and Nepal.

Morriss earned an A.B. from Princeton University and a J.D., as well as an M.A. in Public Affairs, from the University of Texas at Austin. He received a Ph.D. in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. After law school, Morriss clerked for U.S. District Judge Barefoot Sanders in the Northern District of Texas and worked for two years at Texas Rural Legal Aid in Hereford and Plainview, Texas.

Morriss was formerly the H. Ross and Helen Workman Professor of Law & Professor of Business at the University of Illinois College of Law and the Galen J. Roush Profesor of Business Law & Regulation at Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

  • A.B., Princeton University; M.Pub.Aff., University of Texas at Austin
  • J.D., University of Texas at Austin
  • Ph.D. (Economics), Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Upcoming Events
Second Annual Texas Chapters Conference
The Federalist Society
September 16, 2016
Publications and Multimedia
Freeman v. Quicken Loans Inc. - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 05-30-12 featuring Andrew Morriss
May 30, 2012
Regulation by Litigation: Boon or Bane? - Event Audio
Center for Business Law & Regulation at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Administrative Law Practice Group, and Litigation Practice Group
March 17, 2009
SCOTUScast 2-8-09 with Andrew Morriss
Altria Group v. Good
February 08, 2009
SCOTUScast 10-17-08 featuring Andrew Morriss
Altria Group v. Good
October 17, 2008
Regulation by Litigation
March 20, 2008