Correct. Waid is almost certainly going to challenge all the denials, and Meyer is going to challenge the one grant. I would generally anticipate the judge is going to go with the recommendations of the magistrate without a good showing the magistrate is wrong, though, so I hope to see a strong argument from Meyer on why pendent jurisdiction clearly applies here.Now this document is just sort of a recommendation from another judge to Judge Yeakel about what he should do and why, right? These motions haven't actually been denied or granted yet until Yeakel gives the say so, right?
This is assuming there isn't a trip to the Fifth Circuit. I believe Waid hinted that was coming as well. And I also anticipate a TCPA motion despite the Fifth Circuit saying there isn't such a thing in the Fifth Circuit.
I don't believe he clearly directed his actions toward Meyer in Texas to interfere with his contract, then suddenly became a completely agnostic evil twin when he went online and defamed him while announcing his intentions of interfering with the contract, defamed him while announcing he was actively interfering with the contract, then defamed him while announcing he had successfully interfered with the contract, and that this somehow was a completely different set of actions.There just isn't enough yet to connect the Huston defamation to the General defamation in the filings.