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Omaha, NE

Edward A. Morse

Creighton University


Professor, Endowed Chair, McGrath North Mullin and Kratz Endowed Chair in Business Law, School of Law at Creighton University.
Prior to joining the Creighton faculty, Professor Morse was a law clerk for the Honorable Deanell R. Tacha of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, and he was associated with the law firm of Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan. He is admitted to the bars of Nebraska and Georgia (now inactive), and he holds a CPA license in Iowa.

Professor Morse’s scholarship focuses on taxation, technology, and regulation, often involving interdisciplinary collaboration with faculty from Creighton’s Heider College of Business. In addition to academic publications, his commentary has appeared in the Economist, NPR Marketplace, CQ Researcher, and other media outlets. He also speaks and consults regularly on topics related to his research and teaching interests, reflecting his commitment to integrating and connecting academic knowledge with broader communities outside the academy, including the practicing bar.  Recent CLE programs cover data security and privacy issues for the ABA Section of Business Law, as well as annual presentations on current tax developments for the Great Plains Tax Institute and South Dakota Bar Association.  He currently serves as co-chair of the Committee on Electronic Payments and Consumer Financial Services of the ABA’s Cyberspace Law Committee. 

Professor Morse’s teaching also reflects his commitment to integrating theory and practice in a wide range of issues involving the taxation and regulation of business enterprises.  Current courses include Business Associations, Antitrust, Federal Income Taxation, Taxation of Business Enterprises, and International Aspects of U.S. Income Tax. Guests and visitors in his courses include practitioners and academic colleagues with expertise in accounting or economics, reflecting his commitment to going beyond what is found in legal texts equip Creighton law students with the insights they need for professional success.

A more complete listing of his scholarship, teaching, and research interests can be found on his Curriculum Vitae or SSRN page.

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