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Vice Presidential Candidate to Visit Las Vegas
Published on Wed, Oct 3, 2012 (10:58 a.m.)FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LIBERTARIAN VICE PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE JUDGE JIM GRAY
TO VISIT LAS VEGAS
Oct. 3, 2012, Santa Fe, NM — Libertarian Party vice presidential nominee Judge Jim Gray will visit Las Vegas Friday, where he'll speak at a number of events.
Judge Gray is a former California Superior Court judge and the running mate of Libertarian presidential nominee and former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson.
Please see event details below. Media and the public are welcome.
Friday, October 5
11 a.m.-4 p.m. PT, MEDIA AVAILABILITY, Judge Gray is available for media appearances and interviews during this time. Please contact Dianne Thorne, 786-859-6407.
4-5:10 p.m. PT, MEET & GREET, Freakin' Frog, 4700 South Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas. Judge Gray is scheduled to be the keynote speaker, joined by two Libertarian congressional candidates.
5:30-7 p.m. PT, FIRST FRIDAY HAPPY HOUR, Tommy Rockers, 4275 Dean Martin Drive, Las Vegas. Judge Gray will be a special VIP guest speaker at this monthly conservative and Libertarian event.
7:30-9:30 p.m. PT, PRIVATE FUNDRAISER hosted by Libertarian Party of Nevada, Planet Hollywood at Forum Shops inside Caesar's Palace, 3570 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas.
Media availability - In addition to this event, Judge Gray is available for interviews throughout his visit to Las Vegas. To schedule, please contact Dianne Thorne, phone: 786-859-6407, email:[email protected]
About vice presidential candidate Jim Gray:
James P. (Jim Gray) served as a trial court judge in Orange County, California from 1983 to 2010. As a nationally known and respected author and speaker who has long advocated reform of the nation's drug laws, Judge Gray has appeared on hundreds of radio and television shows, including twice on the O'Reilly Factor and an ABC News John Stossel Special. He is also the author of three books and a high school musical. Before serving on the bench, Gray was a criminal defense attorney in the Navy JAG Corp (and was awarded Vietnam Service and Combat Action Ribbons during his service), a federal prosecutor with the U.S. Attorney's Office in Los Angeles, and a Peace Corps volunteer in Costa Rica. Judge Gray has been awarded two honorary doctor of law degrees, and each year the Constitutional Rights Foundation of Orange County awards its "Judge James P. Gray Judge of the Year" award to a deserving recipient. Jim Gray is married to his wife, Grace, and has four children, including an adopted Vietnamese son.