Inara Scott

Oregon State University, College of Business

Associate Professor

443 Austin Hall

Corvallis, OR 97331

United States

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“  My current research focus is how capitalism can (or cannot) be made more sustainable. What legal structures and regulatory mechanisms can rein in the worst and most destructive aspects of capitalism? Can the drive for growth be decoupled from capitalist economies, and if so, how?  ”

Scholarly Papers (22)

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A Response to the IPCC Fifth Assessment

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 45, No. 1, 2015, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 9 for 2015-2016, Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 15-42
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 24 May 2016
University of Oregon School of Law, Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law, Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law, USC Gould School of Law, Widener University - Commonwealth Law School, Albany Law School, University of Michigan Law School, Pace Law School, University of Idaho College of Law - Boise, University of Miami - School of Law, University of Iowa - College of Law, Albany Law School, Oregon State University, College of Business and UC Law, San Francisco
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Redefining Corporate Social Responsibility in an Era of Globalization and Regulatory Hardening

American Business Law Journal, Forthcoming, University of Connecticut School of Business Research Paper No. 17-10
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Oct 2017
Gerlinde Berger-Walliser and Inara Scott
University of Connecticut - School of Business and Oregon State University, College of Business
Downloads 418 (126,877)
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Corporate Social Responsibility, Globalization, Ethics, Regulation

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Antitrust and Socially Responsible Collaboration: A Chilling Combination?

American Business Law Journal, Vol. 53, No. 1, 2016
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Oct 2016
Inara Scott
Oregon State University, College of Business
Downloads 317 (171,757)
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antitrust, sustainability, regulation

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Beyond Zero-Sum Environmentalism

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 47, No. 4, 2017
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 May 2017 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2017
Northeastern University - School of Law, USC Gould School of Law, Widener University - Commonwealth Law School, Albany Law School, University of Colorado Law School, University of Miami - School of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School, University of Iowa - College of Law, Albany Law School, Vanderbilt University - Law School, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Donald Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, Oregon State University, College of Business and UC Law, San Francisco
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Zero Sum, Environmental Law, Rhetoric, Trade Offs

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Environmental Law. Disrupted

49 Environmental Law Reporter 10038 (2019), Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 19-14, Albany Law School Research Paper No. 15 for 2019-2020
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2019
Oregon State University, College of Business, UC Law, San Francisco, City University of New York - School of Law, Texas A&M University School of Law, USC Gould School of Law, Albany Law School, Cumberland School of Law, University of Colorado Law School, Pace Law School, University of Miami - School of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School, Albany Law School, University of Iowa - College of Law, Vanderbilt University - Law School and Florida State University, College of Law
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Belief v. Belief: Resolving LGBTQ Rights Conflicts in the Religious Workplace

American Business Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 02 Nov 2018
Elizabeth Brown and Inara Scott
Bentley University and Oregon State University, College of Business
Downloads 150 (347,190)

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First Amendment, Religious Freedom, LGBTQ Rights, Civil Rights, Employment Discrimination, RFRA

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Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks: Adapting Public Utility Commissions to Meet Twenty-First Century Climate Challenges

Harvard Environmental Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 2, 2014
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Oct 2014
Inara Scott
Oregon State University, College of Business
Downloads 102 (464,979)

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electric utility, utility regulation, energy law, energy policy

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A Business Model for Success: Enterprises Serving the Base of the Pyramid with Off-Grid Solar Lighting

Forthcoming Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, doi: 10.1016/j.rser.2016.11.179
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Nov 2016
Inara Scott
Oregon State University, College of Business
Downloads 96 (484,381)

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sustainable development, off-grid electricity, business model, institutional void, base of the pyramid, energy access

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The Changing Faces of Business Law and Sustainability

American Business Law Journal, Vol. 59, No. 4, 2022
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 23 Jun 2023
Daniel R. Cahoy, Stephen Park and Inara Scott
Pennsylvania State University - Mary Jean and Frank P. Smeal College of Business Administration, University of Connecticut - School of Business and Oregon State University, College of Business
Downloads 95 (487,788)

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Business law, sustainability, corporate sustainability, sustainable business, ESG, sustainable finance, climate change

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'Dancing Backward in High Heels': Examining and Addressing the Disparate Regulatory Treatment of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Resources

Environmental Law, Vol. 43, No. 2, 2013
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Oct 2014
Inara Scott
Oregon State University, College of Business
Downloads 92 (497,827)

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electric utility, utility regulation, energy law, energy policy

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R Corps: When Should Corporate Values Receive Religious Protection?

Berkeley Business Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 May 2019
Elizabeth Brown, Inara Scott and Eric D. Yordy
Bentley University, Oregon State University, College of Business and The W. A. Franke College of Business at Northern Arizona University
Downloads 90 (504,740)

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First Amendment, Religious Freedom, Freedom of Religion, Corporate Values, RFRA, Corporate Governance

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Law, Management, and Strategy: Collapsing Boundaries and Managing the Interstices

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Aug 2017
Babson College, Copenhagen Business School, Harvard Law School, Oregon State University, College of Business, Concordia University, Quebec - John Molson School of Business and Boston College - Carroll School of Management
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law, management, strategy, interstices

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Sanctuary Corporations: Should Liberal Corporations Get Religion?

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 20, No. 5, 2018
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2018
Elizabeth Brown and Inara Scott
Bentley University and Oregon State University, College of Business
Downloads 85 (523,049)

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Corporations, Immigration, Freedom of Religion, First Amendment, Sanctuary

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Applying Stakeholder Theory to Utility Regulation

42 Ecology Law Currents 1 (2015)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 01 Mar 2015
Inara Scott
Oregon State University, College of Business
Downloads 78 (550,530)
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utility regulation, electric utility, energy, stakeholder

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Defining the Undefinable (From Sustainable Capitalism: Contradiction in Terms or Essential Work for the Anthropocene)

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Jan 2023
Inara Scott
Oregon State University, College of Business
Downloads 70 (584,654)

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capitalism, neoliberalism, Marxism, consumerism, climate change, climate crisis, free markets

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The Trouble with Boycotts: Can Fossil Fuel Divest Campaigns Be Prohibited?

Forthcoming, American Business Law Journal
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 May 2020
Inara Scott
Oregon State University, College of Business
Downloads 65 (607,801)

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antitrust, divestment, climate, free speech, First Amendment

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Incentive Regulation, New Business Models, and the Transformation of the Electric Power Industry

Michigan Journal of Environmental and Administrative Law (2016), vol. 5, no. 2
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Oct 2016
Inara Scott
Oregon State University, College of Business
Downloads 57 (648,767)

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energy law, utilities, regulation, climate change

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Uniting Energy and Environmental Law: Focus on Innovation, Creativity, and Economics

Forthcoming, Oil and Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Journal (ONE J)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Nov 2018
Inara Scott
Oregon State University, College of Business
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decarbonization, zero-carbon, clean energy, renewable energy, energy transition, innovation

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First Do No Harm: Revisiting Meriwether v. Hartop and Academic Freedom in Higher Education

American University Law Review, Vol. 71, No. 3, 2022
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 Apr 2022
Inara Scott, Elizabeth Brown and Eric D. Yordy
Oregon State University, College of Business, Bentley University and The W. A. Franke College of Business at Northern Arizona University
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academic freedom, freedom of speech, constitutional law, first amendment, pedagogy

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Keeping the Lights on: Examining and Re-Imagining NLRA Preemption in a Time of Electric Necessity

Energy Law Journal, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2014
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Dec 2014
Inara Scott
Oregon State University, College of Business
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NLRA, labor law, preemption, electric utility, energy law, energy policy

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Energy Policy: No Place for Zero-Sum Thinking

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 49, No. 9, 2019
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 05 Sep 2019
Inara Scott
Oregon State University, College of Business
Downloads 20 (919,093)

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energy, intersectionality, policy, regulation

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Planning for the Future of the Electric Power Sector Through Regional Collaboratives

Electricity Journal, Jan/Feb 2015, vol. 28, no. 1
Posted: 14 Oct 2016
Inara Scott and David Bernell
Oregon State University, College of Business and Oregon State University

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electric utility, electric power sector, collaborative governance