Judge Jim Gray, former Vice Presidential candidate for the Libertarian Party will be presenting his talk, “It’s Our Time”, speaking about electoral prospects and the growing influence of the Libertarian Party at the next meeting of the Libertarian Party of Orange County.
Gray is an American jurist and the 2012 Libertarian Party vice presidential nominee. He was the presiding judge of the Superior Court of Orange County, California for over 20 years. Gray was the 2004 Libertarian Party candidate for the United States Senate in California.
Gray has been a tireless voice for Libertarian thought and philosophy and is noted for his tough criticism of the so called “war on drugs.”
The Libertarian Party of Orange County will be meeting on June 9, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. at their usual meetup location at the Karl Strauss Brewery Restaurant, located at the Metro Pointe Shopping Center at 901A South Coast Drive, in Costa Mesa.
Cited on numerous occasions for his work in the areas of both social reform and civic philanthropy, Judge James P. Gray currently presides over the civil trial calendar for the Superior Court of Orange County.
Judge Gray was appointed to the Santa Ana Municipal Court in 1983 by Governor George Deukmejian, and in 1989, Deukmejian elevated Gray to his post with the Superior Court.
Throughout his 29-year career within the legal and judicial community, Jim Gray has not only donated hundreds of hours of volunteer time to existing community service-oriented activities, he also has created and implemented a number of innovative programs of his own, each one a success story in itself.
For instance, it was Jim Gray who introduced Orange County to the Peer Court System, where juvenile defendants travel to a school outside their district to have their actual cases tried by other teenagers.