Michael Doyle covers legal affairs, courts, the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Justice Department for McClatchy Newspapers, based in Washington, D.C.
He also writes for the Fresno Bee, Modesto Bee and Merced Sun-Star. He is the author of Suits and Sentences, the McClatchy legal affairs blog.
He joined the McClatchy Washington Bureau in 1988. He's a graduate of Oberlin College, and earned a master of studies in law from Yale Law School, where he was a Knight Journalism Fellow. He also earned a masters in government from The Johns Hopkins University. In 2004, Syracuse University Press published his book "The Forestport Breaks: A Nineteenth Century Conspiracy Along the Black River Canal." In 2012, Syracuse published his second book, "Radical Chapters: Pacifist Bookseller Roy Kepler and the Paperback Revolution."
He's served since 2002 as a volunteer firefighter/EMT in Arlington County.
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