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September 09, 2021- Tamuning, Guam- Guam Attorney General Leevin T. Camacho and District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine led a coalition of 18 attorneys general in filing a friend-of-the-court brief urging the Supreme Court to reject the exclusion of Guam and other territories from nationwide federal aid programs. In a brief filed in United…
OAG Successfully Argues Pugua’s Case before Supreme Court; Felony Charges are Reinstated and Case is Remanded to Trial Court
September 07, 2021- Tamuning, Guam- Today, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) in the 2018 Yigo Pet Killer Case. The OAG argued that the People should be allowed to pursue felony animal abuse charges against Gerald Wayne Cruz II based on allegations that he used a .22…
September 07, 2021- Tamuning, Guam – After trial, a jury found fifty-eight year-old Juan Faisao Mendiola guilty of shooting and killing Peter John Tadeo Rios Jr. in May 2020. An eye witness testified she was in the bedroom trying to wake her friend when she heard Mendiola and Rios getting into a verbal argument. When…
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.