Wed, Apr 9, 2014 -- 2:00 AM
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Piper Kerman is the author of the memoir "Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison," which has been adapted into an original television series for Netflix. Kerman's experience has inspired her to work on issues of prison reform and she is a frequent invited speaker to students, scholars, and policy-makers in the fields of law, criminology, gender studies, and social justice. She serves on the board of the Women's Prison Association. She also works as a communications consultant with nonprofits, philanthropies, and other organizations working in the public interest. On March 31, 2014 Kerman appeared in conversation with Nancy Mullane, journalist and executive producer of "Life of the Law," a national radio program and podcast looking at the law in American Society.