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"Organic" and "lawyers" is an odd pairing of words.  "Organic" in this context means "of, relating to or constituting the law by which a government exists."  "Organic" also means "of, relating to or derived from living organisms."  Because this site addresses issues from the perspective of a lawyer who represents farmers and ranchers, it is "organic" under both definitions.   

It is also unusual that "property rights" and "sustainability" are juxtaposed on this site.  "Property rights" is thought of as a right-wing conservative focus.  While "sustainability" is thought of as a left-wing liberal concept.  For example, sustainability minded Al Gore is advocating global regulations to curb carbon emissions to save the planet from global climate change; while property rights advocate, Senator Jim Inhofe (R, OK)  accuses Gore of burdening business based on faulty science.  It seems to me that Mr. Gore should explain why it is not possible to accomplish his goals without international agreements that threaten our Constitutional rights.  Inhofe should explain why he favors freedom for energy companies at the expense of freedom for citizens to choose alternative sources of energy.  Interesting issues come with these odd pairings ... thus ...  "organic lawyers."



About the Author

Mr. Hentges is a 1992 graduate of the University of Texas with a juris doctorate from the School of Law and a Master of Public Affairs from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs. He is a 1987 graduate of Oklahoma State University with a bachelor of science in agricultural economics.

He is admitted to practice law in the States of Oklahoma and Texas and the Federal District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma. He is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association, the Oklahoma County Bar Association and the American Agricultural Law Association.

Mr. Hentges’s legal practice is concentrated in agricultural law, civil litigation, Endangered Species Act, eminent domain and appellate law.

Phone: (405) 340 6554

Harlan Hentges P.L.L.C.

102 East Thatcher 

Edmond, OK 73034 is published by Harlan Hentges, PLLC

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