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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.
On November 9, 2016, Hillary Clinton said, “Donald Trump is going to be our President.  We owe him and open mind and a chance to lead.”   He has received neither from half of the country, nor Mrs. Clinton.  Indeed,...
We have to be better than this.  By we, I mean every American, irrespective of party.  By better than this, I mean better than the conduct of the Congressional candidate, Mr. Gianforte, and much better than the conduct of...
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Since the day America elected President Trump, some un-informed, over-wrought, anti-Trump elements have been gnashing teeth, whining, and calling for a Trump Impeachment.  Impeachment doesn’t happen just because a segment of society doesn’t like a President, or because a...
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One Democrat who previously called for Comey to resign said after the Comey Memo leak that Comey now has a chance to serve his country and do honor to a life of public service.  Politics … it’s a disgraceful...
The tragic murder of 27 year-old Seth Rich, a DNC political operative, has become a case of international mystery and lure.  It has spawned many conspiracy theories, linking the murder to Russians, WikiLeaks, the Clintons, the DNC, Obama, and...
Senators Feinstein and Grassley, in a somewhat shocking and grossly under-covered set of statements, all but confirmed that President Trump is not under FBI investigation.   Moreover, on May 3, 2017, Senator Feinstein confirmed after an intel briefing at Langley...
Former FBI Director James Comey is a bit of a unique character in DC’s political vaudeville show.  Hired with bi-partisan support, he leaves his DC perch with nary a political friend in sight.  Comey broke FBI rules and precedent...