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From John and others

Update 12/5/2022

By |2023-09-22T13:48:38-06:00January 12th, 2023|Categories: News & Updates, Prison News|

Hello everyone, this is Carol Buckley Frazier, John Calvin’s Aunt. I’ve been involved in John’s case for the past several years, trying to help overturn his unjust conviction, helping to manage his finances and making it very clear that he is well loved and missed. It’s been a while since I’ve written an update, mainly because [...]

The Fundraiser

By |2023-06-18T09:22:17-06:00December 14th, 2022|Categories: Prison News|

John is in the middle of appealing his conviction on the federal level, one that has already taken over 10 years of his life as an innocent man in prison. Knowing that only 3-4% of appeals ever make it past the procedural barriers for a retrial, we have hired experts to discover new evidence in his [...]

John’s Open letter to KY Gov. Beshear, KY DOC Commissioner Crews and KY Atty General Cameron

By |2022-09-06T19:18:26-06:00June 17th, 2022|Categories: Prison News|

The following Open Letter is written by my nephew, John Calvin Buckley, an inmate at KY State Penitentiary.  The situation inside KSP—and we believe most KY prisons right now—is incredibly dangerous to inmates AND guards and is beyond any decency towards human beings that are supposed to be adequately cared for by the state, and whose [...]

October 2020 Update

By |2023-09-22T13:56:32-06:00October 12th, 2020|Categories: News & Updates, Prison News|Tags: |

Hello friends! John Calvin’s Aunt Carol here. I hope everyone is managing to stay well and safe during these crazy times we’re in, and that you’re able to find some peace and joy in each day. We are trying to remind ourselves to do that every day. If there ever was a time to be thankful [...]

June 2020 Update

By |2023-09-22T13:56:36-06:00June 16th, 2020|Categories: News & Updates, Prison News|

Hello everyone!   This is Carol Buckley Frazier, John Calvin’s Aunt, and I wanted to share an update of my own with you.  I try to keep in close touch with John thru phones calls and emails, which can be challenging for John who has to find a phone available at the time is out of his [...]

October 2019 Update

By |2023-09-22T13:58:01-06:00November 2nd, 2019|Categories: News & Updates, Prison News|Tags: |

I know it’s been a while since we’ve posted an update, but we lost our webmaster months ago and have only very recently found someone to take this responsibility on for us ---we are very grateful! Since John last sent us an update to post, he has been moved 2 times and is now back at [...]

A Wrongly Imprisoned Veteran’s Soul Sings From Behind Bars

By |2022-07-15T08:45:13-06:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: Prison News|Tags: , |

One of the ways John is able to cope with being wrongly imprisoned, and with the memories of dangerous years in the Middle East, is to write poetry and songs. Here we've attached two songs written by John and other friends as part of the Songwriting with Soldiers program. Shine We did 24 months [...]

Answering your questions about the case – a letter from John’s dad

By |2022-07-15T08:46:12-06:00April 15th, 2018|Categories: Prison News|Tags: , , |

Many of us, given our background in military, in law enforcement, and in various forms of service to our country have grown up with the belief that the legal system can do no wrong. That it was indeed a JUSTICE System, and not purely a method of putting massive numbers into prisons that profit from staying full. [...]

Wrongly Imprisoned Army Veteran John Buckley’s Christmas Letter

By |2022-07-15T08:46:35-06:00December 20th, 2017|Categories: Prison News|Tags: , , , , |

We send John word of your support while he waits behind bars for his wrongful conviction to be reviewed. For someone in the Kentucky legal system to take note. We can't tell you how appreciative John is, and he's working to share more about his experience being locked up for a crime he did not commit in [...]