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.”
He has a blog that deals with the current efforts by Congress and the Executive branch to limit the Constitutional rights that are the birthright of every American. His website and blog can be accessed at: http://michaelconnelly.jigsy.com/ He also has a weekly radio show on the Internet called “Our Constitution” and has recently published a pocket sized booklet by the same name that takes every article, section, and amendment to the constitution and details what they actually mean. He has also done a video about the Constitution that is posted on You Tube.
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.