GMOs and Act 120

By Alexandra Noll* Genetically modified foods were approved for human consumption in the United States in 1996. [1] Such products were hailed as revolutionary in the agricultural world. Many were engineered to increase crop yields and to resist the use of pesticides and herbicides. Monsanto’s famed Roundup Ready soybeans came onto the market in 1996.[2] […]

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Texas Land Ownership

By Alexandra Noll* Texas law creates a unique land ownership structure. Under Texas law, there are two different sets of rights that govern the use of land. The first is the “surface estate,” which allows for the owner to have dominion over the property, and the second is the “mineral estate,” which allows the owner […]

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