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Pangelinan Gets 10 Years For Manslaughter Conviction

April 3, 2019

Jonathan Ross Pangelinan was sentenced today to 10 years jail time with three years suspended for the death of Leebrick Manglona in March 2018. Pangelinan, Manglona and two other coworkers were drinking when Pangelinan and Manglona got into an altercation. Pangelinan repeatedly punched and kicked Manglona, even after Manglona was helpless on the ground. At…

John Nego Faces Jail Time for Calling in Bomb Threat

April 3, 2019

John Daniel Nego was found guilty of Terroristic Conduct as a Third Degree Felony and two counts of Attempted Violation of Court Order as Misdemeanor. The defendant called in a bomb threat to an elementary school where his ex-girlfriend worked in an attempt to contact her despite being ordered to stay away. “Bomb threats are…

Attorneys General Express Concern Regarding HHS Pain Management Draft Report

April 1, 2019

Attorney General Leevin Taitano Camacho joined 38 of his colleagues in a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) sharing concerns about the Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force Draft Report (Draft Report). The letter was addressed to Dr. Vanila Singh, chief medical officer for the Office of the Assistant…

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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.