Michael Connelly is a Constitutional attorney and the Executive Director of the United States Justice Foundation www.usjf.net. He is also a U.S. Army Veteran. He received his Juris Doctorate degree from Louisiana State University in 1973 and practiced law in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for 26 years and currently lives in Dallas, Texas. He specialized in Constitutional law during his practice and handled cases involving the 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 9th, and 10th Amendments to the Constitution. He has taught courses on the Internet and is also a freelance writer and the author of four books, “The Mortarmen” a book about his father’s unit during WW II, “Riders in the Sky: The Ghosts and Legends of Philmont Scout Ranch”, a patriotic novel, “Amayehli: A Story of America”, and “America’s Liveliest Ghosts.”
Over the years he has written numerous articles on the law and other issues, has made hundreds of speeches to civic groups, has served as a Boy Scout leader, and is the immediate past Commander of American Legion Post 597 in Carrollton, Texas.