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AG Camacho announces historic $26B proposed national opioid settlement, Guam could receive upwards of $10M in additional resources to combat drug problem
July 22, 2021 – Tamuning, Guam – Attorney General Leevin T. Camacho and attorneys general across the country today revealed the details of a proposed $26 billion national opioid settlement with Johnson & Johnson and the three largest pharmaceutical distributors in the country: Cardinal Health, McKesson, and AmerisourceBergen. The attorneys general have been engaged in…
July 16, 2021- Tamuning, Guam – Sebastian Taman was sentenced today by Judge Alberto Lamorena to 4 years’ incarceration at the Department of Corrections. Prosecution argued for the maximum time of six years laid out in the plea agreement. The defendant was convicted in March of two counts of Theft of Property as a Third…
July 13, 2021- Tamuning, Guam – Richard Ignacio Aguon was convicted today of two counts of Second Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct as a First Degree Felony following a Change of Plea hearing in Judge Arthur Barcinas’ courtroom. The remaining criminal sexual conduct charges against Aguon were dismissed. The victims and their mother were consulted about…
About Attorney General Leevin Taitano Camacho
Throughout his career, Attorney General Leevin Taitano Camacho has been an advocate for everyday people. From teaching in the Guam public school system, working with low-income communities in Seattle and Boston, and fighting to protect Pagat Village, Attorney General Camacho has acted in the service of people.
Attorney General Camacho attended John F. Kennedy High School and the University of Washington. After graduating from Boston University School of Law, he clerked for the Supreme Court of Guam before entering private practice.
Attorney General Camacho was in private practice for 12 years before being elected. During that time, he handled over 100 criminal cases and over 15 Supreme Court of Guam appeals. He assisted the governments of Guam and the CNMI in reviewing complex environmental impact studies. He has also litigated several land rights and environmental justice cases, including a lawsuit to stop the construction of a firing range complex over Pagat Village and a case challenging the proposed development of a high-rise tower in southern Guam. He was also local counsel in a national lawsuit seeking to extend voting rights to U.S. citizens living in the territories.