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October 19, 2021 –Tamuning, Guam- Attorney General Leevin T. Camacho and District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine, who recently led a coalition of 18 attorneys general urging the Supreme Court of the United States to reject the exclusion Guam and other territories from critical federal antipoverty programs, will participate on a panel discussion…
October 18, 2021 – Tamuning, Guam- Attorney General Leevin Taitano Camacho joined a bipartisan coalition of 15 attorneys general calling on Congress to pass legislation supporting local journalism. “It is important to support local media outlets and homegrown journalists because they are most familiar with the issues that impact our community,” said Attorney General Camacho.…
October 15, 2021- Tamuning, Guam – Burton Borja and Dwayne Piyelit, two males who previously pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a 16-year-old female at a BBQ in 2019, were sentenced today alongside their codefendant Joleen-Lee Rankin, who obtained footage of the incident from one of the men’s phones and distributed it on Facebook Messenger. Burton…
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.