Bordock v. Fort Smith Arkansas, City of et al

Filing 3

ORDER directing the Clerk to immediately transfer this case to the Western District of Arkansas, Fort Smith Division. Bordock' s motion to proceed in forma pauperis, No. 1, remains pending for adjudication. Signed by Judge D. P. Marshall Jr. on 7/31/13. (kpr)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS WESTERN DIVISION PLAINT FF LAURIE BORDOCK No. 4:13-cv-417-DPM v. CITY OF FORT SMITH ARKANSAS, and SEBASTIAN COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY DEFENDA TS ORDER Bordock says that, when she was arrested by the Fort Smith poli e in July 2013, the Sebastian County Humane Society took her eight cats, viol ting her civil rights. NQ 2. She also says they won't give the cats back unti she pays $1,200.00. Ibid. Venue is bad in this District, as Bordock anticipates. NQ 2 at 3. ort Smith and the Humane Society reside, for venue purposes, in Seba tian County. 28 U.S.C. § 1391(b)(1) & (c). The arrest and seizure took placet ere. 28 u.s.c. § 1391(b)(2). The interest of justice will best be served by transferring the case. 28 U.S.C. § 1406(a). The Court directs the Clerk to immediately tra sfer Bordock's case to the United States District Court for the Western Distri t of Arkansas, Fort Smith Division. In re Nine Mile Limited, 673 F.2d 242 (8th Cir. 1982). Bordock' s motion to proceed in forma pauperis, NQ 1, remains pen 1ng for adjudication. So Ordered. D.P. Marshall Jr. United States District Judge -2-

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