Johnson v. Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles et al

Filing 4

ORDER ADOPTING and ACCEPTING the Magistrate Judge's 3 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS and transferring this case to the Middle District of Alabama pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1404(a): Original electronic records and docket sheet will be emailed to the Clerk of Court 10 business days from this date. Signed by Judge Virginia Emerson Hopkins on 10/17/2016. (JLC)

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FILED 2016 Oct-17 AM 09:43 U.S. DISTRICT COURT N.D. OF ALABAMA IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA SOUTHERN DIVISION AARON LAMONT JOHNSON, Plaintiff, v. ALABAMA BOARD OF PARDONS AND PAROLES, et al., Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Case No. 2:16-cv-01460-VEH-JEO ORDER OF TRANSFER TO MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA On September 15, 2016, the magistrate judge entered a report recommending that this action be transferred to the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama. Although the plaintiff was advised of his right to file specific written objections within fifteen days, he has failed to object or otherwise respond to the report and recommendation. Having carefully reviewed and considered de novo all the materials in the court file, including the report and recommendation, the Court is of the opinion that the magistrate judge’s report is due to be and hereby is ADOPTED and the recommendation is ACCEPTED. Accordingly, it is ORDERED that this case be TRANSFERRED to the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1404(a).1 The Clerk is DIRECTED to take the appropriate steps to transfer this matter in accordance with this order. DONE and ORDERED this 17th day of October, 2016. VIRGINIA EMERSON HOPKINS United States District Judge No ruling is made with regard to the pending application to proceed in forma pauperis; consideration of which is left to the sound discretion of the Middle District. (Doc. 2). 1

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