Emerson v. McCallum
ORDER finding that the interests of justice would best be served by transferring this case, the Clerk is directed to immediately TRANSFER PLAINTIFF'S ENTIRE CASE FILE to the USDC for the Western District of Arkansas. Signed by Chief Judge J. Leon Holmes on 11/18/11. (vjt)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
NO: 4:11CV00815 JLH
McCALLUM, Circuit Judge, Clark County
Plaintiff has submitted this 42 U.S.C. §1983 case for filing in this district. However, from
the facts alleged and the Defendant 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 TRANSFER
PLAINTIFF’S ENTIRE CASE FILE to the United States District Court for the Western District of
DATED this 18th day of November, 2011.
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.
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