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Donald Braman

GWU Law School

Based in

United States
North America

Donald Braman is an Associate Professor at George Washington University Law School, with a deep-rooted commitment to criminal justice reform, evidence-based policymaking, and integrating data science into legal studies. His prior roles include serving as the Irving S. Ribicoff Fellow at Yale Law School, and Senior Social Scientist at The Lab @ DC.

His book, “Doing Time on the Outside: Incarceration and Family Life in Urban America,” describes the societal impacts of incarceration. More recently, his forthcoming article in the Harvard Environmental Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 1, 2024, explores the potential for homicide charges against fossil fuel companies due to their contribution to climate change, offering deep insights into the role of criminal law in addressing large-scale environmental harm.

Country(ies) of Specialty

United States

Focus areas of expertise

Climate law and litigation Climate Justice Fossil fuels Public opinion

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