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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.
I don’t want to sound like a meanie, but the Republicans are really dumb.  They are not only trying to take away the massive Obamacare redistribution, they are trying to “fix” that massive tax give-away by being something other...
The internet stinks.  Reading tweets this morning, one might think the Supreme Court unanimously re-instated the Trump Travel Ban.  Not only did the High Court do no such thing, any thoughtful reading of the order, concurrence, and dissent, would...
Why political followers trust any poll these days is mystifying.  Even a well-know, reputable is nearly meaningless in the month of June for any November election.  Polling news raised the Virginia GOP’s spirits when Harper Polling showed Republican Ed...
Voters actually living and voting in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District dealt Anti-American fascist fighters and the fools that follow them in the #altleft Resistance movement a mortal blow last night. Targeted for defeat by a national movement, Republican Karen Handel...
Sunday, June 18, 2017 was another Hallmark holiday celebrating fathers’ day.  I had a great day, as it was also the 18th birthday of my oldest child, who I brought home with my wife on Fathers’ day in 1999. ...
Trump is making me crazy.  He may in fact be crazy.  What he is not, however, is a Russian agent.  Nor has he or his campaign conspired with Russians to “hack” our election.  Roughly 11 people in this country...
Shortly after a gun forced a man to shoot down GOP softball players as the sun woke up over Alexandria this morning, the media and certain politicians began to wonder, why did the gun do it?  Before the gun’s...
I read the Comey statement given to the Senate Select Committee today before his testimony tomorrow.  It provides a few titillating new details not previously leaked.  It does nothing to advance a legal case for obstruction of justice.  Literally,...
The last several years have not been kind to the reputation of Commonwealth of Virginia.  Political scandal rocked the governorship, with Bob McDonnell watching his liberty interest imperiled until a US Supreme Court reprieve.  Current Governor Terry McAuliffe has...
National focus is finally on sanctuary cities.  That’s a good thing.  However, when you build sanctuary cities and sanctuary states, you get sanctuary universities.   It is time for the Federal Government to stop the ill-conceived and illegal practice of...