Pugh v. Maxwell

Filing 4

ORDER directing the Clerk to immediately transfer a copy of this order and the original file to the Clerk for the Western District of Arkansas. Signed by Judge William R. Wilson, Jr on 3/2/09. (bkp)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS LITTLE ROCK DIVISION JHIRMEKEYO SANTRELL PUGH V. 4:09CV00137 WRW/HDY PLAINTIFF DOUG MAXWELL, Jailer, Ashley County Jail; RUSSEL HARRIS, Jail Administrator, Ashley County Jail; MARY JANE JOHNSON, Jailer, Ashley County Jail; and ASHLEY COUNTY JAIL ORDER DEFENDANTS Plaintiff has submitted this 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). THEREFORE, the Clerk is directed to immediately transfer 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 2nd day of March, 2009. /s/Wm. R. Wilson, Jr. UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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