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Border humanitarian aid work on trial

A look at how federal immigration policy and religious freedom played out in the trials of a No More Deaths volunteer.

Senate bill could roll back tribal authority in domestic violence cases

It's one of two U.S. Senate bills that would renew the Violence Against Women Act.

UA Indigenous law program receives thousands for Native American law students

The Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program hopes to fund $15,000 in scholarships.

Navajo Nation creates law scholarships for tribal members at UA

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez met with students and also discussed nation building and critiqued the U.S. government's priorities.

Second trial to begin for Scott Warren, activist accused of harboring immigrants

Warren says he was a performing a humanitarian mission to help migrants in need.

Trump to nominate Pima County judge for federal judgeship

John Hinderaker currently presides over family court and criminal dockets on the Pima County court.

Defense attorney discusses border corruption cases

Sean Chapman has represented multiple agents accused of wrongdoing.

Execution of Navajo man put on hold

Attorneys asked for the stay to investigate potential racial bias by the jury that heard the case.

DC prison official to lead Arizona Department of Corrections

David Shinn will replace Charles Ryan, who retired last month amid ongoing controversies.

Flores Settlement Agreement leads judge to block Trump immigration rule

How the agreement was formed and its impact on immigration policies in the U.S.

Unpunished crime costs Mexico $21 billion, study says

The study looked at unresolved homicides, abductions and forced displacement.

Mexico’s president pushes for controversial amnesty law project

The law is meant to forgive certain offenses, though critics say the government is allowing the imprisonment of innocent people.

In Mexico, thousands commemorate 5th anniversary of disappeared students

Outrage continues over the unsolved crime that led to the disappearance of 43 college students from Guerrero.

Independent counsel to investigate complaint against newest Arizona Supreme Court justice

The ethics complaint was filed a day before Gov. Doug Ducey appointed Bill Montgomery to the state's high court.

UA suspends men accused of assaulting black student

Matthew Frazier and Matthew Rawlings are facing charges of misdemeanor assault in connection with the Sept. 10 incident.

Exploring the science behind medical marijuana

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Criminal justice employees see what life is like after prison, how to pronounce Tohono O'odham, and a look at "Voices of Vail."

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