Cummings v. Rodgers et al
ORDER finding that the interests of justice would best be served by transferring this case, the Clerk is hereby directed to transfer this case immediately to the USDC for the Western District of Arkansas, Fort Smith Division. Signed by Chief Judge J. Leon Holmes on 1/10/12. (vjt)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
No. 4:12CV0007 JLH-BD
ANTHONY RODGERS and
Robert Cummings filed a Complaint (docket entry #2) under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, on
January 6, 2012, along with an Applications to Proceed In Forma Pauperis (#1).
Cummings alleges that his constitutional rights were violated at the Sebastian County
Detention Center, which is located in the Western District of Arkansas. According to the
Complaint, most of the events giving rise to this lawsuit occurred in Fort Smith,
Arkansas, and the named Defendants all reside in Fort Smith.
The interests of justice would best be served by transferring this case to the United
States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas, under 28 U.S.C. § 1406(a) and
28 U.S.C. § 1391(e). The Clerk of Court is directed to transfer this case immediately to
the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas, Fort Smith
Division, 30 South 6th Street, Room 1038, Fort Smith, Arkansas 72901.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 10th day of January, 2012.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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