Montgomery v. Hollingsworth et al
ORDER directing the Clerk of Court to transfer this case immediately to the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas, Hot Springs Division. Signed by Magistrate Judge Beth Deere on 1/17/2017. (mef)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
CASE NO. 4:17-CV-25 JLH/BD
On January 13, 2017, Shelby Montgomery, an Arkansas Department of Correction
inmate, filed this civil rights lawsuit without the help of a lawyer. (Docket entry #2) In
his complaint, Mr. Montgomery alleges that his constitutional rights were violated while
he was detained at the Hot Spring County Detention Center.
Hot Spring County is located in the Western District of Arkansas. The interests of
justice would best be served by transferring this case to the United States District Court
for the Western District of Arkansas, under 28 U.S.C. § 1406(a). The Clerk of Court is
directed to transfer this case immediately to the United States District Court for the
Western District of Arkansas, Hot Springs Division, Judge Isaac C. Parker Federal
Building, 30 South 6th Street, Room 1038, Fort Smith, Arkansas 72901.
IT IS SO ORDERED, this 17th day of January, 2017.
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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