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November 27, 2012
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Man seeks more research time in felony stalking case

A disbarred attorney said Monday that 42 hours a week isn't enough time to prepare for his trial on charges he stalked his ex-girlfriend.

Michael Meisler, 61, told District Judge Michael Gibbons that he needed more time to prepare his defense for a Jan. 15 trial date.

Meisler, who is representing himself, acknowledged that he would never have never spent that much time preparing for a trial when he was practicing law.

"This is my only case and I'm the one in jeopardy," he said, appearing in civilian clothes. Meisler is being held in Douglas County Jail on $50,000 bail. …

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