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An Arizona Supreme Court ruling says criminal defendants who claim an insanity defense and voluntarily undergo a mental health exam must provide the results to prosecutors.

Tom Tingle/The Arizona Republic

The top prosecutor in Cochise County has cleared former Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne of a finding that he violated campaign finance laws during his 2010 campaign.

Al Jazeera

The Arizona Supreme Court says former Attorney General Tom Horne didn't get a fair hearing of his appeal of a finding that he violated campaign finance laws during his 2010 campaign.

Charlie Leight / AZ Central

Governor Doug Ducey has filled two new seats on the Arizona Supreme Court with a state appellate court judge and Arizona's solicitor general. Both appointees announced Monday are Republicans, as is Ducey.

UPDATE: The Arizona Supreme Court says the mere smell of marijuana can still be the sole basis for police to obtain a warrant to conduct a search, despite the state's legalization of medical marijuana. However, a unanimous decision by the state high court says that legal foundation for a search can be dispelled if authorities have indications the suspected marijuana use or possession is authorized by the medical marijuana law.

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