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On Second Thought featuring Norm Pattis

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Imagine escaping from prison and being on the run for nearly 50 years, only to be recaptured. That’s the story of Robert Stackowitz. He escaped from a Georgia prison in 1968, and was just recently found by authorities living in Connecticut. His attorney Norm Pattis says Stackowitz is fully rehabilitated and in poor health, and shouldn’t return to prison. We talk with Pattis about the case. Then, we take a closer look at Pattis’ argument that his client has been rehabilitated after living so many years free. Tina Maschi of Fordham University's School of Social Service joins us to talk about the legal and social definitions of rehabilitation.


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