IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
April 2, 2009
KEVIN LOUIS HOLLOWAY, PETITIONER,
BEN CURRY, RESPONDENT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Theresa A. Goldner United States Magistrate Judge
Petitioner, a state prisoner proceeding pro se, has filed a habeas corpus action pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254, together with a request to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915.
The petitioner is challenging a conviction from Sacramento County, which is part of the Sacramento Division of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California. Therefore, the petition should have been filed in the Sacramento Division.
Pursuant to Local Rule 3-120(b), a civil action which has not been commenced in the proper court may, on the court's own motion, be transferred to the proper court. Therefore, this action will be transferred to the Sacramento Division.
Good cause appearing, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. This action is transferred to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California sitting in Sacramento; and
2. All future filings shall reference the new Sacramento case number assigned and shall be filed at:
United States District Court Eastern District of California 501 "I" Street, Suite 4-200 Sacramento, CA 95814
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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