Through Barbed Wire  

2010 List of Commutation Hearing Speakers
Arnold King Commutation Hearing, October 7, 2010

Charles Ogletree, Jr. Executive Director, Charles H. Houston Institute, Harvard Law School
Gloria Fox, Massachusetts State Representative
Felix D. Arroyo, former Boston City Councilor
Mel King, former Massachusetts State Representative, Professor, MIT 
Pastor William E. Dickerson, Greater Love Tabernacle Church, Dorchester 
Reverend Doctor Ray Hammond, Pastor, Bethel A.M.E. Church, Jamaica Plain 
Eva H. Clark, Attorney, Director, Judge Richard L. Banks Community Justice Program, Parker Street, Jamaica Plain
Lyn Levy, Founder and Executive Director of Span, Inc., Chauncey Street, Boston
Fran Roznowski, Stress and Violence Intervention Educator with the Cambridge Public Schools 
Robin Casarjian, Executive Director, The Lionheart Foundation 
Robert David, Executive Director, Community Circle 
Paul Marcus, Executive Director, Community Change, Inc. 
Abrigal Forrester, Street Safe Boston, Roxbury Boys and Girls Club, and Board of Directors member, Span, Inc. 
Peter McGuane, Former Prisoner at Bay State, College Student and Prison Voices Project
Becky Thompson, Professor of Sociology, Simmons College 
Paula Verdet, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Sociology 
Nancy Murray, American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts 
Michelle D. Smith for Mariama White-Hammond, Executive Director for Project HIP-HOP 
George Lee, Community Activist, formerly with Project HIP-HOP 
Seth Kirshenbaum, Co-Executive Director, The City School 
Banjineh Browne, former PEP Manager 
Reverend Jason Lydon, Congregational Director, Community Church of Boston 
Aaron Tanaka, Executive Director, Boston Workers Alliance 
Myriam Ortiz, Executive Director, Boston Parent Organizing Network 
Dianne Zimbabwe, Artist, Educator, Community Resource 
Marva King, Sister of Mr. King
Daniel King, Brother of Mr. King

Legal Team:

Edward Berkin, Attorney, 92 State Street 6th FL, Boston 
Margaret Burnham, Professor, Northeastern University Law School 
J. Soffiyah Elijah, Deputy Director, Criminal Justice Institute, Harvard Law School, Cambridge 



  Photos of some of the Speakers and members of the Legal Team
  Attorney Ed Berkin, Sister Marva King, Attorney Margaret Burnham, Brother Danny King.
  Bob David, Danny King, Robin Casarjian