Brandon Vines is the Leonard Sandler Fellow with the International Justice Program, where he is focused on the U.S. system for investigating and prosecuting genocide, war crimes, the use and recruitment of child soldiers, and other serious human rights crimes. He previously worked for the Carter Center monitoring the Syrian Conflict, the Columbia human rights clinic’s project on war crimes and mass graves, and WITNESS designing an open-source investigation of environmental harm in Barbuda. As a pro bono legal researcher for Addameer, Brandon carried out satellite analysis of Israeli prisons to measure overcrowding. Brandon has also worked to challenge the American death penalty and mass incarceration with the Georgia Resource Center and the Federal Public Defenders. He holds a J.D. from Columbia Law School and a B.A. in World History from Kennesaw State University.