Career History

U.S. District Judge for the District of South Carolina – first Chair of the U.S. Sentencing Commission and Chair of the Committee on Criminal Law of the Judicial Conference of the United States; Private Practice Attorney; Solicitor for the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit of South Carolina; Law Clerk to a federal judge and Legislative Assistant to a U.S. Senator


Davidson College and the University of South Carolina School of Law

Community Involvement

Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree from the University of South Carolina, an honorary Doctor of Public Service Degree from Coastal Carolina University, and an honorary Doctor of Laws Degree from the Charleston School of Law


Kristopher Crawford