Graduate in law, Bavaria, Germany, 1966. Assessor, University Erlangen, Nuremburg, Germany, 1966. Habilitation, University Erlangen, Nuremberg, Germany, 1972.
Professor public law, University Bielefeld, Germany, since 1973; dean faculty law, University Bielfeld, Germany, 1976-1978; professor public law, University Regensburg, Germany, since 1979; dean faculty law, University Regensburg, Germany, 1988-1990; member, Federal Constitutional Court Germany, since 1995. Member Federal Constitutional Convention Germany, since 1995.
Author: Constitution and Constitutional Power of the People, 1965, Administration by Private Persons, 1975, The Protection of Life by German Basic Law, 1992, Building Law, 2005. Author, editor: German Administrative Law, 1999-2006, Autonomy of Sports, 2003. Contributor, editor Sports and Law, German Automobile Law.
Founding member University Erfurt, Thûringen, Germany. Member Rotary (president Regensburg 1992-1993).
Married Ingeborg Ulrike Kanzok. Children: Axel, Ina, Michael, Christina.