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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 Constitution does not give people in this country illegally the same Constitutional rights or privileges as US citizens.  When an illegal alien caused the horrible death of Ms. Kate Steinle, people were outraged.  Now, a jury’s acquittal in...
The war with North Korea never ended. We merely stopped fighting. The war is about to start again, and when it does, the world will count its loses in the millions. We have an obligation to ensure those are...
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is a creation and darling of the hard left.  It is a big-government, regulatory, sheriff created with extraordinary government powers to attack and regulate financial entities and industries.  Today, there is a war...
Gloria Allred is a shyster and snake oil saleswoman.  She’s a carnival barker and profiteer.  She’s a publicity hound and unrepentant self-promoter. As a lawyer, Allred is apparently incompetent and unethical. The primary duty of any lawyer is to represent...
America has a problem with political tribalism.  Ironically, it’s a bipartisan problem.  Both parties are stock-piling drone-like followers who are increasingly difficult to reach with logic, facts, or any objective set of standards.  America’s Problem is political tribalism.  The...
Al Franken is a worse creep than you think. Women should fear this type of man.  Men … real men … they must rebuke him. Franken is the worst caricature of “manhood” out there.  It is because of Franken that...
Google produces more lawyers than anyone. What would we do without the Google JD.  I can almost read the disclaimer in most posts, “I’m not a real lawyer, but I did do a Google search.”  The Roy Moore fiasco...
America is all jacked-up.  In the Kardashian culture we have built, amoral behavior is not merely a norm, but it is civic and economic good on which purveyors of indecency profit.  The result of a valueless culture is Americans...
America is talking about the serious allegations against Alabama’s GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore. Talk is not enough.  We need to think about these allegations and analyze them to reach useful conclusions.  Independent thinking is tough in an increasingly...
Dear Editor: I am 43 years old. Some of my liberal friends in the resistance here in Arlington County Virginia say there is no President Trump.  Bill says, "If you see it on Committed Conservative, it's so."  Please tell me...