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Maura Dolan

Maura Dolan is the California-based legal affairs writer for the Los Angeles Times. She covers the California Supreme Court and the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. A California native, she graduated from UC Berkeley and has worked in Washington and Los Angeles for The Times. She is now based in San Francisco.
Federal judge rules suit to force California to make all portions of executions public may proceed

A federal judge said Thursday that a suit to expand public access to California's executions may procede. The state asked that the suit, brought by California news media including the Los Angeles Times, be dismissed.

California's top court rules for police in a pursuit accident case

A police department with a policy requiring 100% of officers to certify they read and understood the agency’s policy on vehicle pursuits is not liable for an accident even if all the officers failed to sign, the California Supreme Court decided unanimously Monday.

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