Stamos, Jr. v. Grounds et al
ORDER OF TRANSFER. Signed by Judge Thelton E. Henderson on 05/13/2013. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service)(tmi, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/14/2013)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
JAMES G. STAMOS, JR.,
United States District Court
For the Northern District of California
No. C-13-1484 TEH (PR)
ORDER OF TRANSFER
DAVID B. LONG, Warden, Ironwood
State Prison; RANDY GROUNDS,
Warden, Salinas Valley State
Prison; and CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT
Plaintiff James G. Stamos, Jr., a state inmate who is
currently housed at Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP) in Soledad,
California, has filed a civil rights complaint alleging
constitutional violations by staff employed at Ironwood State Prison
(ISP), located in Blythe, California, where he was formerly
Specifically, Plaintiff alleges that, while he was at
ISP, Defendant Warden Long allowed prison officers to frame
Plaintiff and, as a result, he was wrongfully housed in
Administration Segregation (Ad Seg) for over one year.
also alleges that, after he was transferred to SVSP, he continued to
be wrongfully housed in Ad Seg.
Plaintiff submits the
report of the ISP Institutional Classification Committee determining
that he shall be placed in Ad Seg.
ISP is located in Riverside County, which lies in the
Central District of California.
events or omissions giving rise to Plaintiff’s claims occurred in
the Central District of California.
therefore properly lies in the Central District.
Thus, a substantial part of the
See 28 U.S.C. § 84(b).
See 28 U.S.C.
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 Central District of California.
The Clerk shall transfer this case.
All remaining motions
are TERMINATED on this Court's docket as no longer pending in this
IT IS SO ORDERED.
THELTON E. HENDERSON
United States District Judge
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