Pete Murray joined us to discuss his campaign for San Diego County Superior Court Judge.  Pete shares his diverse background as a Deputy District Attorney, Deputy Attorney General and an owner of a private law practice.  We enjoyed walking down memory lane as Pete shared his early days at Duke University, his time as a combat helicopter pilot flying air support for the SEALS , his second stint at Duke in law school and the trajectory of his professional career.  We also touch on his community involvement here in Poway including coaching at Poway National Little League.

This podcast episode is fantastic if you want to learn more about the judicial system.  We discuss how the court system is organized both for state and federal systems.  We discuss how and why judges are elected and the challenges they face when running for office.  We also get into ethical issues judges face in terms of remaining neutral and not taking personal positions on a variety of political topics.  We also spend time discussing issues about the United States Constitution.

Of course, you can’t have a conversation with a Duke Blue Devil without talking basketball, Cameron Crazies and Mike Krzyzewski.

We covered a wide range of issues, people and places including Jim Spanarkel, Gene Banks, Kenny Dennard, Mike Gminsky, Grant Hill, Cameron Indoor Stadium, Danny Ferry, Christian Laettner, Bobby Hurley, Arizona State, Central Carolina, Durham, Bobby Knight, Poway, Steve Vaus, Scott Peters, San Diego Family Bar Association, Kentucky, Court of Appeals, Probate Court, Juvenile Court, Traffic Court, Municipal Court, healthcare fraud, elder abuse, insurance fraud, NROTC, San Diego State, Aztecs, Zion Williamson, Tre Jones, One and Done, Drew Rosenhaus.

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