Henry v. Reece et al

Filing 3

AMENDED AND SUBSTITUTED ORDER directing the Clerk of the Court to transfer Plaintiff's entire case files to the Eastern District of Arkansas, Jonesboro Division. Signed by Magistrate Judge Joe J. Volpe on 5/31/2013. (srw)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS WESTERN DIVISION ARCHIE W. HENRY v. PLAINTIFF 4:13CV00306-JMM-JJV (LEAD) 4:13CV00307-DPM-HDY (consolidated) MATT HALL, Jail Administrator, Craighead County Jail; et al. DEFENDANTS AMENDED AND SUBSTITUTED ORDER The Court finds that the interests of justice would be best served by transferring this case from the Western Division to the Jonesboro Division of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas. Venue would be proper in the Jonesboro Division, as Defendants are located there and the events complained of allegedly occurred there. See 28 U.S.C. § 1406(a).1 The Clerk of the Court shall TRANSFER PLAINTIFF’S ENTIRE CASE FILES to the Eastern District of Arkansas, Jonesboro Division, 615 South Main Street, Room 312, Jonesboro, AR 72401. IT IS SO ORDERED this 31st day of May, 2013. ___________________________________ JOE J. VOLPE UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 1 “The district court of a district in which is filed a case laying venue in the wrong division or district shall dismiss, or if it be in the interest of justice, transfer such case to any district or division in which it could have been brought.” Id.

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