Robert Leckey

Robert Leckey is a full professor at the Faculty of Law, where he teaches constitutional law and family law. He served as director of the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law from August 2014 to June 2016. On 1 July 2016, he began a five-year term as Dean of the Faculty of Law.

Bio last updated June 17th, 2021.

Robert Leckey

Articles by Robert Leckey

  • Challenges Ahead for Quebec's Ban on Religious Symbols

    One year ago, Quebec's National Assembly hurriedly passed legislation limiting public wearing of turbans, hijabs, crosses and other spiritual markers. Robert Leckey, Dean of the Faculty of Law at McGill University tells Cardus’ Rev. Dr. Andrew Bennett the legal fight has just begun.  

    AB: How much do you think that might be a response from people who are culturally Catholic looking at these other communities that are more deeply religious? If we speak about Hasidic Jews, if we talk about Muslims or others who were more visibly religious in the province, is there maybe a sense amo...