Carol M. Bast is a graduate of New York Law School; Carol also received an MBA from the University of Central Florida, and a PhD in Spanish from the University of Florida. She is a member of many professional organizations including American Society of Writers on Legal Subjects and the Legal Writing Institute. She has won several professional awards, and has presented at numerous events. Carol has authored several publications including Foundations of Law and Florida Courts. Carol is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Central Florida.
Ransford C. Pyle is retired as Associate Professor Emeritus from the University of Central Florida and resides in Gainesville, Florida. In addition to FOUNDATIONS OF LAW: CASES, COMMENTARY AND ETHICS, he has authored several publications, including FAMILY LAW and BUSH V. GORE: UNDERSTANDING THE AMERICAN LEGAL SYSTEM. Dr. Pyle is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Law and received a Doctoral Degree in Anthropology from the University of Florida.