Stewart v. Starkey et al

Filing 4

ORDER directing the Clerk of Court to transfer this case immediately to the Western District of Arkansas, El Dorado Division. Signed by Judge D. P. Marshall Jr. on 5/14/2014. (jak)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS WESTERN DIVISION PHILLIP DEWAYNE STEWART, ADC#151956 v. PLAINTIFF No. 4:14-cv-224-DPM-JTK KEVIN STARKEY, Field Utility High Rider, Ouachita River Unit, ADC; M.D. REED, Warden, Ouachita River Unit, ADC; and WENDY KELLY, Assistant Director, ADC DEFENDANTS ORDER 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 because all Defendants except Kelly are located there and the events complained of allegedly occurred there. 28 U.S.C. ยง 1406(a). The Clerk of the Court shall transfer Stewart's entire case file immediately1 to the Western District of Arkansas, ElDorado Division, United States Courthouse, 101 South Jackson Ave., Room 205, ElDorado, AR 717306133. The transfer should be immediate because Stewart's appeal rights are not affected. In re Nine Mile Limited, 673 F.2d 242,243-44 (8th Cir. 1 1982)(per curiam). So Ordered. D.P. M~rshallJl United States District Judge -2-

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