Birth 18 February 1943, Mr.. Village Kostyantinivka Primorsky Krai
In 1964, Mr.. Graduated from the Faculty of Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) in the specialty "Jurisprudence".
In 1964 -1967 he. worked at the Faculty of Lomonosov Moscow State University senior lecturer.
In 1967-1979 he. - Worked as an assistant professor in the same faculty.
In 1967. master's thesis.
In 1978. doctorate.
In 1979 -1986 he. worked as a Professor of Constitutional Law and Theory of State and Law, Academy of the USSR Ministry of Internal Affairs.
Since 1986. - Professor of public law disciplines of Law correspondence school of the USSR Ministry of Internal Affairs.
In 1990 1991 he. led a group of experts of the Constitutional Commission of the Congress of People's Deputies of Russia.
At the V Congress of People's Deputies of Russia on Oct. 29, 1991, Mr.. was elected a life member of the Constitutional Court of Russia.
In November 1991. the first court session by secret ballot, elected chairman.
In October 1993. Zorkin
resigned from his post as chairman of the Constitutional Court, remaining a member.
In December 1993, Mr.. refused offers of various electoral associations (, Rossiyskogo Christian Democratic Movement) to run for the deputies of the Federal Assembly on their party lists.
February 27, 1996, Mr.. Central Election Commission registered initiative group to nominate Valery Zorkin
for president Russia. However Zorkin
ballotrovatsya for president refused, saying that "This nomination prevents unification of constructive forces and does not meet the requirements of the moment."
. Dossier on Zorkina VD