IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
January 13, 2009
LAFONZO RAY TURNER, PLAINTIFF,
SACRAMENTO COUNTY JAIL, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Claudia Wilken United States District Judge
ORDER OF TRANSFER
Plaintiff, a state prisoner, has filed a pro se civil rights United States District Court United States District Court For the Northern District of California For the Northern District of California action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and an application for in forma pauperis status. The acts complained of occurred at the Sacramento County Jail, which is located in the Eastern District of California, and it appears that Defendants reside in that district.
Venue, therefore, properly lies in that district and not in this one. See 28 U.S.C. § 1391(b).
Accordingly, in the interest of justice and pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1406(a), this action is TRANSFERRED to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California. The Clerk of the Court shall transfer the case forthwith. Plaintiff's pending motions are TERMINATED on this Court's docket as no longer pending in this district.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
I, the undersigned, hereby certify that I am an employee in the Office of the Clerk, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California.
That on January 13, 2009, I SERVED a true and correct copy(ies) of the attached, by placing said copy(ies) in a postage paid envelope addressed to the person(s) hereinafter listed, by depositing said envelope in the U.S. Mail, or by placing said copy(ies) into an inter-office delivery receptacle located in the Clerk's office.
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