A portrait of UNLV associate professor Emily Salisbury standing in front of the Florence McClure Women's Correctional Center.

Fading to Black: As Hit Netflix Series Ends, UNLV Professor Explores How Conditions Have Changed for Incarcerated Women

‘Orange is the New Black’ has mirrored real-life circumstances of women offenders since its debut in 2013.

As the popular Netflix drama "Orange is the New Black" comes to a close in July 2019, Emily Salisbury, associate professor of criminal justice at UNLV, explains that the pathway to crime for women offenders more frequently follows the "trauma-to-prison" pipeline, as opposed to the "school-to-prison" pipeline that men encounter. (Aaron Mayes/UNLV Creative Services)

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