Scott Fawell

Scott Fawell, former chief of staff for convicted Gov. George Ryan, discusses his time in prison on the day Ryan's successor, convicted Gov. Rod Blagojevich reported to prison. (Credit: CBS)

Former George Ryan Aide Wants To Have Lunch With Ex-Gov

As he prepares to leave prison tomorrow for a Chicago halfway house, former Governor George Ryan is getting some unsolicited advice from a man who was once one of his top advisers.

01/29/2013

Scott Fawell, former chief of staff for convicted Gov. George Ryan, discusses his time in prison on the day Ryan's successor, convicted Gov. Rod Blagojevich reported to prison. (Credit: CBS)

Fawell: First Day In Prison ‘Rude Awakening To Change In Life’

A “rude awakening to change in life.” That’s how Scott Fawell, who spent 4 ½ years in prison, describes the first hours former Gov. Rod Blagojevich will face now that he’s begun his 14-year prison sentence.

CBS 2–03/15/2012

Rod Blagojevich

Blagojevich Wins An Extra Month Before Going To Prison

Deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich has won an extra 30 days before he will have to report to prison.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2011

Betty Loren-Maltese (left); James Laski; Scott Fawell (CBS)

Loren-Maltese, Laski, Fawell Advise Blago: Check Your Ego At The Prison Gate

Some well-known figures who were imprisoned for political corruption have sobering advice for ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich as he prepares to spend 14 years behind federal bars.

12/07/2011

Rod Blagojevich (CBS)

Ex-Cons To Blago: ‘It Doesn’t Hit Until First Strip Search’

Ex-convict Scott Fawell is offering some advice as Rod Blagojevich prepares to head to federal prison.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2011