James P. Gray


1945 –


Who is James P. Gray?

James Polin "Jim" 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. Gray was the 2004 Libertarian Party candidate for the United States Senate in California. He is the author of multiple books and a play, and is critical of current American drug laws.

Gray has been a member of the California Judicial Council, as well as the California Judicial Council's Advisory Committee on Juvenile Law, the Alcohol Advisory Board to the Orange County Board of Supervisors, the Advisory Board of the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs, and the Orange County Law Library. He has also been a member of the Board of Councilors of the USC Law School. Gray also 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. In 2012, Gray was nominated by Libertarian Party convention delegates as the running mate of former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson.

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Feb 14, 1945
Washington, D.C.
Also known as
  • James Gray
  • Judge James P. Gray
  • Presbyterianism
  • United States of America
  • USC Gould School of Law
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of Southern California
Lived in
  • Newport Beach

on July 23, 2013


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