Lisa Benjamin


Materials for 2021-2022 Associate Professor Review

The standards for promotion to Associate Professor require the following:

  • Excellence in teaching. The faculty will review student evaluations and will also visit classes.
  • Scholarship: Scholarship will be evaluated by Lewis & Clark colleagues. The expectation is that at least one article will have been published or accepted for publication in an established law journal.
  • Service: Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to service to the Law School, the community at large, and the profession.



PUBLICATIONS (full list is included in CV):


Benjamin, Companies and Climate Change: Theory and Law in the United Kingdom (CUP: 2021)

Single Author Articles

Group Companies and Climate Justice

Renewable Energy and Trade: Meeting the Paris Agreement’s Goals Through a Two-Step Jurisprudential Advance

The Road to Paris Runs Through Delaware: Climate Litigation and Directors’ Duties

Book Chapters

Benjamin, Research Handbook on Climate Change Law and Loss & Damage, Carbon Major Companies and Liability for Loss and Damage, Chapter 20

Benjamin, Haynes, Rudyk, A Commentary on the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, Compliance Mechanism, Chapter 15

Benjamin, The Oxford Handbook or International Environmental Law (second edition), Intellectual Property, Chapter 48

Thomas, Benjamin, Tourism Development, Governance and Sustainability in the Bahamas, Climate Change, Tourism and Sustainable Development in The Bahamas, Chapter 12

Benjamin, Research Handbook on Transnational Environmental Law, The Responsibilities of Corporations: New Directions in Environmental Litigation, Chapter 14

Benjamin, Compliance in Trade and Environmental Law, Chapter XI.10

Co-Authored Articles

CSSN Research Report 2022:1: Climate Washing Litigation: Legal Liability for Misleading Climate Communications

Benjamin, Thomas, Gender and Climate Justice - Implications for Policy Formation in the Caribbean Region

Setzer, Benjamin, Climate Litigation in the Global South: Constraints and Innovations

Benjamin, Wirth, From Marrakesh to Glasgow: Looking Back to Look Forward in Emission Trading

Setzer, Benjamin, Climate Change Litigation in the Global South: Filling in Gaps

Shorter Publications

Benjamin, Seck, The Escalating Risks of Climate Litigation for Corporations

Book Review: Climate Change and the Voiceless: Protecting Future Generations, Wildlife, and Natural Resources, by Randal Abate

Implementation Woes: Are Agencies Ready for Environmental Justice?

Book Review: Principles on Climate Obligations of Enterprises by the Expert Group on Global Climate Changes, Jaap Spier


Australian Research Council Discovery Projects

ARC DP22 Project on Investor Action

Funding for CSSN Working Group

SERVICE (2019 - 2022)