Harris v. Russell et al

Filing 5

ORDER finding that the interests of justice would be best served by transferring this case, the Clerk is hereby directed to immediately transfer Harris's entire case file to the USDC for the Western District of Arkansas, Texarkana Division. Signed by Judge D. P. Marshall Jr. on 4/7/11. (vjt)

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Harris v. Russell et al Doc. 5 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS WESTERN DIVISION ANTHONY M. HARRIS PLAINTIFF v. Case No. 4:11-cv-78-DPM BRIAN RUSSELL, ASHLEY PARKER, WILLIAM MORITZ, and RODRICAS WILLIAMS DEFENDANTS ORDER The Court finds that the interests of justice would be best served by transferring this case to the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas. Venue lies in the Western District, as all Defendants are there and the events complained of allegedly occurred there. 28 U.S.C. 1406(a). The Clerk of the Court is directed to transfer Harris's entire case file to the Western District of Arkansas, Texarkana Division, 500 North State Line Avenue, Room 302, Texarkana, AR 71854-5961. The transfer should be immediate; there is no need to wait a reasonable time, cf In reo Nine Mile Limited, 673 F.2d 242, 243 (8th Cir. 1982), because the receiving Court is also Dockets.Justia.com in the Eighth Circuit and, if he wants to do so, Harris can challenge the transfer by taking his appeal from that Court as easily and completely as he could appeal from this Court. So Ordered. D.P. Marshall Jr. United States District Judge I ;p 7 ~dDll II -2

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