About the Author
Dr. Ricardo Lasso graduated with honors at Law School
(in Panama), approved his post graduate at London School of Economics
, and with a scholarship awarded, completed comparative law studies in England. He is the eldest in a family of four doctors: himself a doctor of jurisprudence, a geneticist and two physicians. He became an attorney and law school professor until he had to flee from persecution by Panama's dictator. After his departure as a political refugee, he took up permanent residence in the U.S. with his wife and three children. Apart from Democracy
on Trial, he has published The United States of the North..and the Dis-united States of the South and USA vs General Noriega - a Friend or a Foe? In addition, he has written numerous legal, historical and political science essays. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.