McDonald v. Elrod et al

Filing 3

ORDER transferring this case to the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas. The Clerk is directed to transmit a copy of this order and the original file of this Court to the Clerk of the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas . Signed by Judge James M Moody on 04/28/2006. (thd)

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McDonald v. Elrod et al Doc. 3 Case 4:06-cv-00503-JMM Document 3 Filed 04/28/2006 Page 1 of 1 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS LITTLE ROCK DIVISION JAMES McDONALD ADC #87466 V. WILLIAM MAX ELROD et al. ORDER Plaintiff has submitted this 42 U.S.C. 1983 case for filing in this district. However, from the facts alleged and the Defendants named, it appears that venue properly lies in the Western District of Arkansas. 28 U.S.C. 1391(b). Accordingly, the Court finds that the interests of justice would best be served by transferring this case to the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas. 28 U.S.C. 1406(a).1 IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED THAT the Clerk is directed to transmit a copy of this order and the original file of this Court to the Clerk of the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas. IT IS SO ORDERED this __28th ___ day of April, 2006. 4:06CV00503 JMM DEFENDANTS PLAINTIFF ________________________________ UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE "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. 1 Dockets.Justia.com

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