Women in Prison: Orange is the New Black

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Constitution Day 2014

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Washington, DC


hosted by The Project On Government Oversight's The Constitution Project

On September 17, 2014, from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., The Constitution Project (TCP), presented its annual Constitutional Commentary Award to the creators of “Orange is the New Black.” This year’s event was co-sponsored by the Washington Times and the Robert H. Smith Center for the Constitution at James Madison’s Montpelier. Piper Kerman, author of the memoir, “Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison,” was present to accept the award and participated in a Constitution Day panel discussion focusing on women in prison.