Born in Montréal on October 21, 1941.
Studied at the Séminaire de Joliette (1953-61). Received his law degree, with distinction, from the Université de Montréal in 1964, and a diplôme d'études supérieures in public law and political science in 1968 from the Université de Paris. Admitted to the Québec Bar in 1966.
Named professor of public law at the Université de Montréal Faculty of Law in 1968. Associate professor in 1971 and full professor in 1977. Dean of the Law Faculty from 1984 to 1988.
Member of the Centre de recherche en droit public of the Université de Montréal (CRDP). Visiting Scholar at Yale Law School (1975-76). Lecturer in constitutional law at McGill University and at UQAM. Consultant for several federal and provincial government ministries and agencies.
Author of numerous articles and works in the areas of constitutional law and civil liberties.
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