OAG on Governor Lou Leon Guerrero’s decision to appeal in the Plebiscite Case

October 22, 2019, Tamuning, Guam- The Office of the Attorney General has fully briefed the Governor of the significant risks involved with appealing the plebiscite case and understands that several factors were considered before a determination was made to appeal.

The role of the Attorney General as chief legal officer is to advise the government about the possible results and risks of legal action.

The OAG respects the decision to move forward with the appeal and will facilitate the transition of representation for this phase of the Plebiscite case to attorney Mike Phillips.