Piper Kerman & Bill Keller; Judge Andre Davis, moderator: Is It Possible? Can We Build a Better Criminal Justice System?
Judge Andre M. Davis
Judge Andre M. Davis (moderator) serves on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. He previously served for 14 years on the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. A native of Baltimore, Judge Davis is a member of the faculty at the National Judicial College and an adjunct professor at the University of Maryland School of Law. He is also a founding member of the OSI-Baltimore Board.
Bill Keller, former executive editor of of the New York Times, is now editor-in-chief of The Marshall Project. The Marshall Project is a non-profit, non-partisan news organization focused on crime and punishment in the United States. Bill joined the venture in 2014 after 30 years at The New York Times as a correspondent, editor and, most recently, as an op-ed columnist.
Piper Kerman is the author of Orange is the New Black, which inspired the award-winning original series for Netflix. She currently works with Spitfire Strategies as a communications consultant. Piper serves on the board of the Women’s Prison Association and she has been called as a witness by the U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights to testify on solitary confinement and women prisoners.