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Made at Sac State: History-making District Attorney Jan Scully

Jan Scully turned her dream of a law career, kindled at Sacramento State, into a transformative five terms as Sacramento County's district attorney. On the eve of her retirement, she looks back on the challenges and rewards, and looks ahead to another chapter of service that will complete a circle that began at Sac State in 1969. "To a community, all they knew was that the DA goes over to court and tries to hold people accountable and put them in jail," Scully says. "I felt that we could be and should be much more than that."

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