Barbee v. Murphy et al
ORDER directing the Clerk of the Court to immediately transfer this entire case file to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas. Signed by Judge J. Leon Holmes on 6/30/2014. (jak)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
SYLVESTER O. BARBEE,
NO. 4:14CV00386 JLH/HDY
LISBETH ANNE MURPHY, et al.
Plaintiff has submitted this 42 U.S.C. §1983 case for filing in this district. However, from
the facts alleged and the defendants named, it appears that venue properly lies in the Western
District of Arkansas. 28 U.S.C. § 1391(b). Accordingly, the Court finds that the interests of justice
would best be served by transferring this case to the United States District Court for the Western
District of Arkansas. 28 U.S.C. § 1406(a).1
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that the Clerk of the Court is directed to IMMEDIATELY
TRANSFER PLAINTIFF’S ENTIRE CASE FILE to the United States District Court for the
Western District of Arkansas.
DATED this 30th day of June, 2014.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
“The district court of a district in which is filed a case laying venue in the wrong division
or district shall dismiss, or if it be in the interest of justice, transfer such case to any district or
division in which it could have been brought.” Id.
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