Professor Doctor Philosophy of Law, University Paris, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, State University Bordeaux, 1980.
Charge cours faculty law, State University Paris XI, 1975-1977; charge cours faculty law, State University Picardie, Amiens, France, 1977-1979; assistant faculty law, State University Haute, Normandie, France, 1979-1980; maître assistant, State University, Bordeaux, France, 1980-1983; maître conférences, State University, Bordeaux, France, 1983-1992; professor, State University, Bordeaux, France, since 1992.
Member Science Institute Paris, Science Academy Genoa, Science Academy Modena, Science Academy Cordoba-Argentina, Academy Royale Juris Madrid.
Married Marie-Catherine Lea Geneviève Bergey, October 1, 1977. Children: Sophie-Hélène, Laurent, Béatrice.