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Brandon Butler is the Director of Information Policy at the University of Virginia Library. He is a primary author of The Law and Accessible Texts: Reconciling Civil Rights and Copyrights white paper. As the Director of Public Policy with the Association of Research Libraries, Brandon developed and promoted the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research. As a Practitioner-in-Residence, he supervised student attorneys representing clients in a wide variety of matters, including winning an expanded right to use film clips in college and university teaching. Brandon is an expert on copyright, fair use, broad access to materials and content in educational contexts, and other public policy issues affecting libraries in a range of academic, government and legal settings.=793