Bordock v. Fort Smith Arkansas, City of et al
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)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
CITY OF FORT SMITH ARKANSAS,
and SEBASTIAN COUNTY HUMANE
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.
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
D.P. Marshall Jr.
United States District Judge
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