December 17, 2013
RICHARD JOSE DUPREE, JR, Plaintiff,
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, et al., Defendants.
EDMUND F. BRENNAN, Magistrate Judge.
Plaintiff is a state prisoner proceeding without counsel in an action brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Plaintiff has filed an application to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915.
Plaintiff alleges a violation of his civil rights at California State Prison, Corcoran, which is in Kings County, California. Kings County is in the Fresno Division of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California, and this action should have been commenced there. E.D. Cal. Local Rule 120(d). Where a civil action has not been commenced in the proper division of a court, the court may, on its own motion, transfer the action to the proper division. E.D. Cal. Local Rule 120(f).
Accordingly, it is hereby ordered that:
1. This action is transferred to the Fresno Division.
2. The Clerk of Court shall assign a new case number.
3. All future filings shall bear the new case number and shall be filed at: