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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…
After trial, a jury found William John Pinaula guilty of Receiving Stolen Property as a Second-Degree Felony after a flatbed truck stolen from Morrico Equipment in May 2017 was found at his house. Prosecutor Peter J. Santos said “This case was solved by an observant police detective who spotted the suspect’s vehicle while investigating a…
After trial, a jury found Bryan Matheus guilty of Assault as a misdemeanor. The jury acquitted the defendant on the charge of Assault on a Police Officer. The allegations against the defendant were that he struck a Department of Corrections (DOC) Officer multiple times, leaving swelling and bruising. When interviewed by the Guam Police Department…
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.