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Recent News

First-time DWI offender to receive triple jail time, double fines

January 14, 2020

January 15, 2020, Tamuning, Guam- Dennis A.Q. Santos will spend six days in jail after admitting to Driving While Impaired as a misdemeanor. He was convicted late yesterday after the court and the parties agreed to conclude plea negotiations. The husband and father of the victims represented the family at yesterday’s hearing. He was eager…

Jury finds Herman guilty of driving while impaired and causing injuries

January 8, 2020

January 09, 2020, Tamuning, Guam- After trial, a jury found Carson Herman, a 28-year-old who collided with another car in Asan after drinking alcohol, guilty of driving while under the influence of alcohol and improper storage of an open container. The defendant was heading northbound in Asan when he swerved into the oncoming lane and…

OAG on Open Government Law: Intent required for Prosecution

December 26, 2019

December 27, 2019- Tamuning, Guam- We share the public’s interest in ensuring that laws are followed. However, violation of the Open Government Law is not enough to secure a criminal conviction; we are required to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that there was an intention to break the law. As illustrated in a recent criminal…

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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.