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Dunn v. Swarthout

United States District Court, E.D. California

February 7, 2014

JOHN DUNN, Petitioner,
v.
GARY SWARTHOUT, Respondent.

ORDER

CAROLYN K. DELANEY, Magistrate Judge.

Petitioner, a state prisoner proceeding pro se, has filed an application for a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254. Petitioner challenges the execution of his sentence. As a general rule, "[t]he proper forum to challenge the execution of a sentence is the district where the prisoner is confined." Dunne v. Henman , 875 F.2d 244, 249 (9th Cir. 1989). Petitioner is incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison in Marin County. Marin County lies within the jurisdiction of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. See 28 U.S.C. § 84(a).

In accordance with the above, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that this matter is transferred to the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.


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