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Joe’s efforts on behalf of the Center for Teaching Peace.

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Video of Joe’s release

This is what it looked like that day, December 20, 2017, when Joe was released on parole after close to 40 years in prison. Wow!

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Todd C. Peppers column

“Giarratano’s story is an important cautionary tale about a flawed criminal justice system which often values procedural rules over substantive justice.”

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Joe’s blog – #93 – I have been granted parole

WOW! By now most all have heard the news: I have been granted parole. My head is still swimming. WOW! It is difficult to express what I am feeling right at this moment. Humbled, anxious, a little intimidated, excited, scared, overwhelmed. Yesterday while writing an email from the kiosk I began tearing up. It is […]

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Joe’s blog – #92 – Words are not equal to violence

A Swedish journalist recently noted (a concept held by others), “The idea of universal freedom is vital for human coexistence. The realization of this idea rests on us upholding the difference between idea and action, and that there is no way of bargaining here. Words are not equal to violence, however aggressive and frightening they […]

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