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Lawrence W. Waggoner

Lawrence W. Waggoner

Lewis M. Simes Professor of Law Emeritus
Member of University of Michigan Law School Faculty 1974-


Publications

Forthcoming | Books | Book Chapters | Journal Articles | Reviews
Other Publications | Reprints | Works in Progress & Working Papers

Books

  • Restatement of the Law (Third), Property: Wills and Other Donative Transfers, vol. 3. St. Paul, Minn.: American Law Institute Publishers, 2011.
  • Uniform Trust and Estate Statutes. 2009-2010 ed. J. H. Langbein, co-author. New York: Foundation Press, 2009.
    MLaw Catalog
  • Uniform Trust and Estate Statutes. 2008-2009 ed. J. H. Langbein, co-author. New York: Foundation Press, 2008.
    MLaw Catalog
  • Uniform Trust and Estate Statutes. 2007-2008 ed. J. H. Langbein, co-author. New York: Foundation Press, 2007.
    MLaw Catalog
  • California and Uniform Trust and Estate Statutes: Selected Provisions. 2007-2008 ed. E. G. Spitko, co-author. St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/West, 2007.
    MLaw Catalog
  • Family Property Law: Cases and Materials on Wills, Trusts, and Future Interests. 4th ed. G. S. Alexander et al., co-authors. University Casebook Series. New York: Foundation Press, 2006.
    MLaw Catalog
  • Uniform Trust and Estate Statutes. 2005-2006 ed. J. Langbein, co-author. University Casebook Series. New York: Foundation Press, 2005.
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  • Estates and Future Interests in a Nutshell. 3rd ed. T. P. Gallanis, co-author. Nutshell Series. St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/West, 2005. (Previous editions published as: Estate in Land and Future Interests in a Nutshell.)
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  • California and Uniform Trust and Estate Statutes: Selected Provisions. 2005-2006 ed. E. G. Spitko, co-author. St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/West, 2005.
    MLaw Catalog
  • Uniform Trust and Estate Statutes. 2004-2005 ed. J. Langbein, co-author. University Casebook Series. New York: Foundation Press, 2004.
    MLaw Catalog
  • California and Uniform Trust and Estate Statutes: Selected Provisions. 2004-2005 ed. E. G. Spitko, co-author. St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/West, 2004.
    MLaw Catalog
  • Uniform Trust and Estate Statutes. 2003-2004 ed. New York: Foundation Press, 2003.
    MLaw Catalog
  • Restatement of the Law (Third), Property: Wills and Other Donative Transfers, vol. 2. St. Paul, Minn.: American Law Institute Publishers, 2003.
  • Federal Transfer Taxes: Code and Regulations. 2003 ed. New York: Foundation Press, 2003.
  • Uniform Trust and Estate Statutes. 2002-2003 ed. J. H. Langbein, co-author. New York: Foundation Press, 2002.
    MLaw Catalog
  • Family Property Law: Cases and Materials on Wills, Trusts, and Future Interests. 3rd ed. G. S. Alexander et al., co-authors. University Casebook Series. New York: Foundation Press, 2002.
    MLaw Catalog
  • Selected Statutes on Trusts and Estates. 2001-2002 ed. J. H. Langbein, co-author. New York: Foundation Press, 2001.
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  • Restatement of the Law (Third), Property: Wills and Other Donative Transfers, vol. 1. St. Paul, Minn.: American Law Institute Publishers, 1999.
  • Federal Taxation of Gifts, Trusts, and Estates. 3rd ed. D. A. Kahn and J. N. Pennell, co-authors. American Casebook Series. St. Paul, Minn.: West, 1997.
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  • Family Property Law: Cases and Materials on Wills, Trusts, and Future Interests. 2nd ed. G. S. Alexander and M. L. Fellows, co-authors. University Casebook Series. Westbury, N.Y.: Foundation Press, 1997.
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  • Selected Statutes on Trusts and Estates. 1995 ed. J. H. Langbein, co-author. Westbury, N.Y.: Foundation Press, 1995.
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  • Selected Statutes on Trusts and Estates. 1994 ed. J. H. Langbein, co-author. Westbury, N.Y.: Foundation Press, 1994.
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  • Estates in Land and Future Interests in a Nutshell. 2nd ed. St. Paul, Minn.: West, 1993.
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  • Selected Statutes on Trusts and Estates. 1992 ed. J. H. Langbein, co-author. Westbury, N.Y.: Foundation Press, 1992.
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  • Selected Statutes on Trusts and Estates. 1991 ed. J. H. Langbein, co-author. Westbury, N.Y.: Foundation Press, 1991.
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  • Family Property Law: Cases and Materials on Wills, Trusts, and Future Interests. R. V. Wellman et al., co-authors. Westbury, N.Y.: Foundation Press, 1991.
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  • Selected Statutes on Trusts and Estates. 1989 ed. J. H. Langbein, co-author. Westbury, N.Y.: Foundation Press, 1989.
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  • Selected Statutes on Trusts and Estates. J. H. Langbein, co-author. Westbury, N.Y.: Foundation Press, 1987.
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  • Palmer's Cases and Materials on Trusts and Succession. 4th ed. R. V. Wellman and O. L. Browder, co-authors. Westbury, N.Y.: Foundation Press, 1983.
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  • Federal Taxation of Gifts, Trusts and Estates. 2nd ed. D. A. Kahn, co-author. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1982.
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  • Future Interests in a Nutshell. St. Paul, Minn.: West, 1981.
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  • Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981: Amended Provisions of the Internal Revenue Code Pertaining to the Federal Taxation of Gifts, Trusts and Estates. D. A. Kahn, co-author. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1981.
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  • Family Property Transactions: Future Interests. 3rd ed. O. L. Browder, co-author. Indianapolis, Ind.: Bobbs-Merrill, 1980.
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  • Palmer's Cases and Materials on Trusts and Succession. 3rd ed. R. V. Wellman and O. L. Browder, co-authors. Westbury, N.Y.: Foundation Press, 1978.
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  • Federal Taxation of Gifts, Trusts and Estates. D. A. Kahn, co-author. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1977.
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  • Provisions of the Internal Revenue Code and Treasury Regulations Pertaining to the Federal Taxation of Gifts, Trusts and Estates. D. A. Kahn, co-author. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1976.
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  • Editors' Comments to Family Property Settlement: Future Interests. 2nd ed. O. L. Browder and R. V. Wellman, co-authors. Indianapolis, Ind.: Bobbs-Merrill, 1974.
  • Family Property Settlements: Future Interests. 2nd ed. O. L. Browder Jr. and R. V. Wellman, co-authors. Indianapolis, Ind.: Bobbs-Merrill, 1973. (Work published when author not on Michigan Law faculty.)
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Book Chapters

  • "Reformulating the Structure of Estates: A Proposal for Legislative Action." In Real Property, by P. Goldstein. Mineola, N.Y.: Foundation Press, 1984.
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  • "Reformulating the Structure of Estates: A Proposal for Legislative Action." In Cases and Materials on Wills, Trusts and Future Interests, by W. M. McGovern. St. Paul, Minn.: West, 1983.
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  • "Reformation of Wills on the Ground of Mistake: Change of Direction in American Law?" J.H.Langbein, co-author. In Cases and Materials on Wills, Trusts and Future Interests, by W. M. McGovern. St. Paul, Minn.: West, 1983.
    MLaw Catalog
  • "Federal Taxation of the Assignment of Life Insurance." In 1978 National Insurance Law Service. Canoga Park, Calif.: National Insurance Law Services, 1979.
    Full Text: MLaw Repository

Journal Articles


Other Publications

  • "Estate Planning Expert Forward." Foreword to Money and Marriage Two: A Narrative Guide to Financial, Estate, and Retirement Planning in a Second Marriage, by J. Fitzpatrick, xvii-xviii. New York: iUniverse, 2004.
    Full Text: MLaw Repository

Works in Progress & Working Papers

  • The Uniform Probate Code's Elective Share: Time for a Reassessment (With an Addendum Reporting on Post-Publication Amendments). University of Michigan Public Law & Legal Theory Research Paper No. 208. Working Paper. (Revised version of article originally published in U. Mich. J.L. Reform 37, no. 1 (2003): 1-37.)
    Full Text: MLaw Repository | SSRN
  • The American Law Institute Proposes Simplifying the Doctrine of Estates. University of Michigan Public Law & Legal Theory Research Paper No. 198. Working Paper.
    Full Text: SSRN
  • The American Law Institute Proposes a New Approach to Perpetuities: Limiting the Dead Hand to Two Younger Generations. University of Michigan Public Law & Legal Theory Research Paper No. 200. Working Paper.
    Full Text: SSRN
  • Rev. Proc. 2005-24 and the UPC Elective Share. University of Michigan Law & Economics Research Paper No. 05-009. Working Paper.
    Full Text: MLaw Repository | SSRN
  • From Here to Eternity: The Folly of Perpetual Trusts. University of Michigan Public Law & Legal Theory Research Paper No. 259; University of Michigan Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-007. Working Paper.
    Full Text: MLaw Repository | SSRN
  • Curtailing Dead-hand Control: The American Law Institute Declares the Perpetual-Trust Movement Ill Advised. University of Michigan Public Law & Legal Theory Research Paper No. 199. Working Paper.
    Full Text: SSRN
  • Curing Execution Errors and Mistaken Terms in Wills. J. H. Langbein, co-author. University of Michigan Public Law & Legal Theory Research Paper No. 207. Working Paper.
    Full Text: SSRN
  • Congress Should Impose a Two-Generation Limit on the GST Exemption: Here's Why. University of Michigan Public Law & Legal Theory Research Paper No. 205. Working Paper.
    Full Text: SSRN
  • Congress Promotes Perpetual Trusts: Why? University of Michigan Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-015; University of Michigan Public Law & Legal Theory Research Paper No. 349. Working Paper.
    Full Text: MLaw Repository | SSRN


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