Student, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland. Master of Arts in Law, Warsaw University, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy in Law, Warsaw University, 1969.
Judge 1956-1961; judge Company Court, Warsaw-Praga 1961-1968. Visiting judge for juvenile delinquents Warsaw Voivodship Court 1966-1974. Judge Warsaw Municipal Court 1968-1981 (recalled by Council of State).
In Institute for Court Law of Ministry of Justice 1974-1981. Assistant Professor Catholic University of Lublin 1982-1986, Professor since 1986. Took part in Round Table talks in Commission, for Political Reform and Group for Reform of Law and Courts (co-chair.) February-Apiil 1989.
UnderSec. of State, First Deputy Minister of Justice 1989-1990. First President Supreme Court since 1990. Chair. National Reviewing Commission 1981).
Author: Juvenile Thieves in Urban Environment, 1971, Prevention of Social Child and Juvenile Maladjustment, 1979, Statute on the Proceedings on the Minors Cases, 1983, Legal Proceedings in Juvenile Cases Under Polish Law, 1984, System of Judicial Means to Protect Children and Juveniles from Maladjustment, 1985. Author, editor: Family Courts: An Empirical Research, 1983, For the Criminal Law Based on Justice, Human Rights and Caritas, 1988. Contributor 80 articles to professional journals.
Head Solidarity group commission Ministry Justice, Warsaw, 1980-1981. Board director Solidarity Mazowsze Region, Warsaw, 1980. Delegate to 1st Solidarity conference, elected member and joint leader Commission Appeal, Oliwa, Gdansk, Poland, 1981.
Member Polish Sociological Association, Lublin Catholic University Scientific Association, Penal Law Association.
Married Zofia Mont, June 1, 1957. Children: Katarzyna, Anna, Piotr, Marcin.