Michael Connelly is a retired attorney and 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 Canton, Texas. He specialized in Constitutional law during his practice and handled cases involving the 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 9th, and 10th Amendments of the Constitution. He currently is the Executive Director of the United States Justice Foundation, a constitutional law firm.
He 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 also written a pocket sized booklet called “Our Constitution” that prints each article, section, and amendment of the Constitution as originally stated, and then includes comments by Connelly about their real meaning.
He has also started a new 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: michaelconnelly.jigsy.com.
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 currently the Commander of American Legion Post 597 in Carrollton, Texas.