Cormier et al v. Showalter et al

Filing 3

ORDER directing Clerk to immediately transfer plaintiff's entire case file to the Western District of Arkansas, which this Court deems is the proper venue. Signed by Judge James M Moody on 10/26/07. (bkp)

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Cormier et al v. Showalter et al Doc. 3 Case 4:07-cv-01045-JMM Document 3 Filed 10/26/2007 Page 1 of 1 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS LITTLE ROCK DIVISION JOHN DAVID CORMIER ADC #137930 V. WILLIAM A. STORY et al. ORDE R 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 of the Court is directed to immediately TRANSFER PLAINTIFF'S ENTIRE CASE FILE to the Western District of Arkansas. DATED this 26 day of October, 2007. NO: 4:07CV01045 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

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