Whitehead v. Washington County Detention Center et al
ORDER directing the Clerk to immediately transfer the case to the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas. Signed by Judge D. P. Marshall Jr. on 4/17/13. (kpr)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
MICHAEL BILLY WHITEHEAD
WASHINGTON COUNTY DETENTION
CENTER; HOWARD, Dr., Washington
County Detention Center; JANE DOES,
Rhonda and Peggy, Nurses, Washington
County Detention Center
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 would be proper in the Western District, as
Defendants are located there, and the events complained of allegedly
occurred there. 28 U.S.C. § 1406(a). The Clerk is directed to immediately*
transfer Whitehead's entire case file to the Western District of Arkansas,
Fayetteville Division, 510 John Paul Hammerschmidt Federal Bldg., P.O. Box
6420, Fayetteville, AR 72701-6420.
* There is no need to wait a reasonable time. In re Nine Mile Limited, 673 F.2d
242, 243 (8th Cir. 1982), because the receiving Court is also in the Eighth
Circuit and, if he wants to do so, Whitehead can challenge the transfer by
taking his appeal from that Court as easily and completely as he could appeal
from this Court.
D.P. Marshall Jr.
United States District Judge
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