Brandon Buskey

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Brandon Buskey is the Director of the Criminal Law Reform Project at the American Civil Liberties Union, where he has worked since 2012. A major part of his and the project’s work focuses on reforming pretrial justice, including ending excessive pretrial detention and wealth-based detention; guaranteeing a right to counsel for bail hearings; and limiting restrictive conditions of release like GPS monitoring and drug testing. Prior to the ACLU, Brandon worked at the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama, representing individuals on death row and children sentenced to die in prison. He is a 2006 honors graduate of New York University Law School, where he was a Root-Tilden Kern and AnBryce Scholar. Following law school he clerked for the Honorable Janet C. Hall of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. He received his B.A. from North Carolina State University.