Cornish v. Corrections Corporation of America
ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Craig M. Kellison on 11/9/10 ORDERING that this case is TRANSFERRED to the District of Arizona.(Dillon, M) [Transferred from caed on 11/10/2010.]
--ECV Cornish v. Corrections Corporation of America
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Defendant. 16 / 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 Plaintiff, a prisoner proceeding pro se, brings this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. For cases such as this, which are based on federal question jurisdiction, the federal venue statute requires that the action be brought only in "(1) a judicial district where any defendant resides, if all defendants reside in the same State, (2) a judicial district in which a substantial part of the events or omissions giving rise to the claim occurred, or a substantial part of property that is the subject of the action is situated, or (3) a judicial district in which any defendant may be found, if there is no district in which the action may otherwise be brought." 28 U.S.C. § 1391(b). Here, the claim(s) arose in Florence, Arizona, which is within the boundaries of the United States District Court for the District of Arizona. Therefore, the court 1
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
AMMIEL CORNISH, Plaintiff, vs. CORRECTIONS CORPORATION OF AMERICA,
No. CIV S-10-2921-CMK-P
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finds that this action most appropriately proceeds in that district. In the interest of justice, the court will transfer this case. See 28 U.S.C. § 1406(a). Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that this matter is transferred to the United States District Court for the District of Arizona.
DATED: November 9, 2010 ______________________________________ CRAIG M. KELLISON UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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