Lawyers are willing to live with a realm of pure law. We are human. What I am beginning to realize is that there are a lot more flaws in the system… The fact is prosecutors and defense lawyers make mistakes. Prosecutors and defense lawyers are human.
— Gerard H. Donley, a lawyer currently serving a six-year sentence after attempting to bribe a witness not to testify against his client, reflecting on his life in the law during a jailhouse interview.