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Richard Kelsey

Richard Kelsey
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Richard Kelsey is the Editor-in-Chief of Committed Conservative. He is a trial Attorney and author of the new book on higher education, "Of Serfs and Lords: Why College Tuition is Creating a Debtor Class" Rich is a former Assistant Law School Dean and Law Professor. At Mason Law Kelsey conceived of, planned, and brought to fruition Mason’s Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property, known as CPIP, drawing on his expertise as a former CEO of a technology company specializing in combating cyber-fraud. Before returning to private practice, Rich 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. He is a regular commentator on legal and political issues in print, radio and on TV. Rich has appeared on hundreds of stations as a legal expert or political commentator. He provided the legal analysis for all stages of the Bob McDonnell trial and appeal for numerous outlets including NPR and WMAL. Rich also writes on occasion for the American Spectator and CNSNews.com. 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. His Twitter handle is @richkelsey.
American lives … like the precious Mollie Tibbetts … they matter. In 2017, nineteen-hundred people were victims of homicide by illegal aliens. Where are the protests? Where is the outrage? Where is the media coverage inspiring a national movement? When...
For decades the undercurrent of the Democrat party has been anti-Americanism. They look in the mirror and see someone they can’t stand … an American. They are disgraced to be one of us, and they have set out to...
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...