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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.

The state Supreme Court ruled Monday that hospitals can be sued under laws designed to protect vulnerable adults. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

The state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that political candidates can accept much larger sums of money from donors. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.