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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.
One of the two “national” elections this year is the Virginia Governor’s race.  In Virginia, the Governor, Lt. Governor, and the Attorney General are all on the ballot.  In a blue state that was once a swing state, the...
On October 27, Netflix released season two the cult hit show, “Stranger Things.”  It’s great timing, as America has seen some strange things over the last few decades.  America is getting stranger. For example, I had no idea that...
Ralph Northam is a terrible candidate.  So bad is the Democratic candidate for Governor of Virginia that the Washington Post decided to leap into action to try to save him.  Northam is trying to lose an unlosable race for...
For over eight years, President George W. Bush kept mum.  When his predecessor set out to fundamentally change America and dismantle our society, Junior said nothing. Yesterday, Bush woke up and decided to let us know the biggest threat...
Soccer fans are passionate worldwide.  The game many call “futbol” is also popular in the United States.  Some of my best friends are soccer fanatics, and my daughter is a college soccer player. When the U.S. Men's Soccer team...
Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie’s recent ad campaign tying his Democratic opponent Ralph Northam to MS-13 gang activity has drawn scorn from the political left. Gillespie’s MS-13 gamble was necessary politically, and the ad is both a necessary...
President Trump is correct; CNN is often fake news.  It's certainly slanted and biased news on a grand scale.  I examined an example of that when I dissected its coverage of a story months ago. CNN intentionally and quite adeptly...
The NFL players’ anti-American, anthem protest is the worst idea in the history of bad ideas.  “Hey guys, let’s kneel in disrespect of our country because cops are gunning down, innocent, unarmed blacks just for fun.”  A black, Harvard...
Viva Las Vegas … or long live Las Vegas!  More importantly, long live the spirit of Las Vegas.  Many Americans have been moved and inspired by the acts of heroism in Las Vegas, even while some sick and sad...
The protest started by Colin Kaepernick has failed. He is unemployed and unemployable.  Ratings for the NFL are falling. There’s an organized boycott. The kneeling has led to anger, division, and additional racial animus in a country all stocked-up...