Issue quote: Robert McLaughlin, on Innocence - Testimony, January 25, 2005
And some people say the system worked because I got out. The system didn't work because I got out. I'm just going to tell you how I got out. I exhausted all my appeals to get out, which means the next step, if the death penalty was in effect, I would have been killed.
— Robert McLaughlin, who was convicted of murder in NY that he did not commit