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March 25, 2019, Tamuning, Guam- A contract to perform forensic pathology services was signed late Friday afternoon and has been submitted to the Department of Administration for processing. A forensic pathologist is expected to fly in this weekend to perform autopsies where foul play is suspected as manner of death. All other autopsies will continue…
March 21, 2019, Tamuning, Guam- The Criminal Injuries Compensation Program (CICP) awarded over $60,000 to 13 eligible applicants during a meeting held today. The CICP is intended to help victims and their families with crime-related expenses such as medical bills and repairs to damaged property. The Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund is supported by monies received…
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.