Rokita to Supreme Court: Remote working was no excuse for Teising abandoning township
Attorney general makes final pitch to Indiana Supreme Court to consider what it means for an elected official to ‘reside’ in a district. At stake: Overturned conviction of former Wabash Twp. trustee
Attorney General Todd Rokita’s team got in the final word in Thursday on Jennifer Teising’s case, pleading with the Indiana Supreme Court to review an overturned felony theft conviction against the former Wabash Township trustee.
In a reply filed with the court Thursday afternoon, the attorney general asked justices to reject the Court of Appeals’ interpretation of residency requirements for elected officials, a ruling that undercut the premise of the prosecution and wiped out Teising’s conviction from January 2022.
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