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Richard Kelsey

Richard Kelsey
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Richard Kelsey is the Editor-in-Chief of Committed Conservative. He is an Attorney, a former Assistant Law School Dean, Law Professor, and Virginia state court law clerk. Dean Kelsey was also the CEO of a technology company specializing in combating cyber-fraud. He is a regular commentator on legal and political issues in print, radio and on TV. Rich graduated from George Mason law school, clerked for the Arlington Circuit Court, and later joined an AM LAW top 10 law firm practicing commercial litigation. He left the firm to be counsel and CEO to a consulting firm, rising to CEO of Turiss, LLC, a technology firm specializing in computer forensics, digital investigations, and fighting cyber-fraud through civil intel services and new technologies. Upon the sale of the company, Kelsey returned to Mason Law, where in the years before his return, he both taught at the school and served as President of the Law Alumni Association. Kelsey was the Assistant Dean for Management and Planning. At Mason, Dean Kelsey taught legal writing and analysis and an advanced litigation seminar. In 2014 he was elected by the graduating class as the faculty speaker at their graduation. While serving the former George Mason Law, Kelsey conceived of, planned, and brought to fruition Mason’s Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property, known as CPIP. Rich has appeared on radio, TV, and in print hundreds of times as both a legal expert and political and legal commentator. He provided the legal analysis for all stages of the Bob McDonnell trial and appeal for numerous outlets including NPR and WMAL. He writes on occasion for the American Spectator and CNSNews.com. He returned to private practice in September of 2016, and he is working on a book/expose on legal education. In his free time, Rich is part of the baseball mafia of Northern Virginia, serving on numerous boards and as a little league and travel baseball coach. Rich has many opinions, and they are his own. His Twitter handle is @richkelsey.
The law doesn’t permit us to give child molesters the death penalty. That’s our fault. We should change it. Child molesters, no matter their wealth, station, privilege, or lack thereof, are sociopaths. They cannot be rehabilitated. They prey on children...
John Brennan, the Clinton-groomed, Obama-appointed, former CIA director voted for the Communist Party candidate for President of the United States when he was 18. Let’s start there. Brennan claimed the vote was his way of signaling “unhappiness” with the system....
The Trump-Putin Summit is over. It was not a great moment for the United States or President Trump. Only partisans can spin that Trump advanced our US interests. Still, the outright hysteria over the meeting itself and the outcome is...
“Garland didn’t get a vote, so Kavanaugh should have to wait until the next election too.” If that argument appeals to you, it is because partisans and propagandists have designed it to rile up the masses. Today, that disease of...
The President is interviewing candidates to replace Justice Kennedy. The left is running misdirection and hate campaigns, and legal nerds and experts are all floating names as front-runners. For the media, the name is the big question. For Constitutional...
Nothing makes most lawyers’ eyes glaze over with bad memories of law school than the mention of the doctrine of Stare Decisis.   Most lawyers know or recall that the term means, in short, stand by the decision.  In practice, the...
In a recent column, “Conservative” George Will announced that he has left the GOP and that Republicans and conservatives should work to elected Democrats in the 2018 mid-terms. Why? Will want to stop President Trump and the weak GOP Congress that...
Charles Krauthammer passed away and with him America lost a chunk of reason and propriety, resources it no longer has in abundance. America lost an invaluable resource and cultural guide. It is no coincidence that as Dr. Krauthammer receded...
For the first time in 50 years, a US President is enforcing the illegal entry laws that protect America. The result of the prosecutions has created the separation of minor children from parents apprehended illegally after crossing our borders....
The outrage of it all. From silly little boys like John Legend to failed and vanquished dynasty decedents like Jeb Bush, the radical left and the open-borders advocates are caterwauling about the indecency of America and its treatment of...