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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.
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President Trump gave a solid speech on Afghanistan.  He laid out a plausible rationale for why he wants to adjust our military operations in country where we have been at war for 16 years.  Trump’s declarations that we must...
The altleft is not dragging down President Trump.  They are propping him up.  How ironic. Who are the Altleft?  They are these guys: Some media outlets have become “woke” to the term altleft or alt-left.  Others have not, and still some...
The City of Baltimore is finally safe.  It can move forward.  All of its problems were cured two nights ago night when city workers removed the confederate statues that have been destroying the city. Some wrongly believe Baltimore’s problems are...
Hate is hate. In a country where so many scream for equality, there is a movement afoot to treat hate differently.  Members of the radical left have set forth various arguments in the media and online that there is no...
The uncivil war turned hot in a sleepy, liberal, college town in Southwest Virginia.  There were Nazis there, and hundreds upon hundreds of protesters of every type. Two police officers died when their helicopter crashed, and one Nazi enthusiast...
Politicians love to call for comprehensive reform.  The idea is government will pass a law and fix everything.  Remember, the ACA was going to fix healthcare, bend the cost curve, and make sure everyone has health insurance. They also...
The outpouring of anguish over the open march of Nazis and white supremacists in Charlottesville was predictable.  As a country, we must stand united against these haters, their ignorance, and all who willingly associate with them.  Racial hatred and...
Over a month ago, I wrote a piece about the importance of the North Korean showdown. I did it because the media and America were obsessed with CNN’s effort to intimidate a meme maker instead of a more serious...
June 27, 2012 at 12:45pm*** The essence of legal prediction is guesswork.  The accuracy of legal prediction is based on an assessment of innumerable possible factors.  In the end, it’s still guesswork – and in the Supreme Court Obamacare case,...