Alfred S. RegneryChairman, Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund
Alfred S. Regnery is Chairman of the Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that defends police officers in legal disputes over actions performed while on duty and otherwise supports the law enforcement community, and Chairman of its sister-organization, the Law Enforcement Action Network, a 501 (c)(4) organization.<br /> <br /> From 2003 until early 2012 he was Publisher of The American Spectator, a monthly magazine of politics, international affairs and culture. Prior to joining The American Spectator, he was the President and Publisher of Regnery Publishing, Inc. a Washington D.C. book publishing firm from 1986 until 2003.<br /> <br /> During the Reagan Administration he served in the US Justice Department as Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Land and Natural Resources Division and as Administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Department's largest grant making agency.<br /> <br /> Mr. Regnery has practiced law in Wisconsin and in Washington DC, served as Counsel to Senator Paul Laxalt, (Rep. Nevada) and was Minority Counsel of the Senate Judiciary Committee. He serves on numerous non-profit and corporate boards, and is Chairman of the Board of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. His writings have been published in many magazines and periodicals, including The Washington Post, The New York Times, National Review, Policy Review, The Wall Street Journal, The American Spectator, www.Breitbart.com among others.<br /> <br /> He is the author of Upstream: The Ascendance of American Conservatism., a history of the conservative movement from 1945 to the present, published in 2008 by Simon & Schuster. He attended Beloit College and the University of Wisconsin Law School, and lives in Alexandria and Rappahannock County, Virginia. He has four grown children.