Arthur C. McFarland is an attorney and a retired Chief Municipal Court Judge of 33 years in Charleston, South Carolina. He received his Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Virginia Law School. He was an Earl Warren Fellow with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Inc. He is a member of the South Carolina Bar, National Bar Association and American Bar Association.

Judge McFarland will discuss his views on the criminal justice system in Charleston, South Carolina and the relationship between the African American community and the police department.