Johnson v. Postal Service (U.S.) et al
ORDER directing the Clerk of the Court to transfer this case immediately to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas. Signed by Judge Susan Webber Wright on 8/15/2016. (mef)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
R. WAYNE JOHNSON
NO: 4:16CV00557 SWW
U.S. POSTAL SERVICE and DOES
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 Northern
District of Texas. 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 Northern
District of Texas. 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 Northern District of Texas.
DATED this 15th day of August, 2016.
/s/Susan Webber Wright
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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