Bachelor, University Kansas, Lawrence, 1964. Postgraduate, University Toulouse, France, 1965. Juris Doctor, University Chicago, 1968.
Master of Comparative Law, University Chicago, 1970.
Bar: Illinois 1969. Legal intern European Economic Community, Brussels, 1970. Lecturer law U. Kent, Canterbury, England, 1970-1971. Assistant professor of law Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, 1971-1973.
Legal advisory, constitutional, international and administrative law section Canada Department Justice, Ottawa, Ontario, 1973-1976.
Associate professor of law U. Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, 1976-1977. Director administrative law project Law Reform Commission Canada, Ottawa, 1977-1980.
Professor of law Villanova (Pennsylvania) University, 1980-1983. Director Administrative Law Reform Project, Canada Department Justice, 1983-1985.
Professor of law Georgia State University, 1985.
Associate dean, 1987-1989. Legal advisor on administrative code revision to Government of Kazakhstan, 1993. Law faculty development adviser to Bulgaria, 1993.
Director international human rights law summer program Regent U. School Law, 1998.
Visiting lecturer, Ivory Coast, 1998. Chair county on ministries Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church.
Academic member Southwestern Legal Foundation Summerfield scholar, 1961-1964. Fulbright fellow, 1964-1965.
University of Chicago scholar, 1965-1968.
Ford Foundation Comparative Law fellow, 1968-1970.
Fellow: American Bar Foundation. Member: American Bar Association, Canada Council International Law, International Law Association, International Bar Association, American Foreign Law Association, American Society International Law, Chicago Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Phi, Phi Beta Delta, Omicron Delta Kappa.
Married Elizabeth Maureen Woodrow, July 4, 1970 (divorced July 1987). Children: Colin, Kristin. Married Elizabeth Dale Wilson, March 20, 1999.