Sweetland v. Florane et al
ORDER directing the Clerk of Court to immediately transfer this case to the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas, Fort Smith Division. Signed by Magistrate Judge Beth Deere on 8/31/2017. (ljb)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
CASE NO. 4:17-CV-00538-JM-BD
On August 24, 2017, Dustin Sweetland, an Arkansas Department of Correction
inmate, filed this lawsuit without the help of a lawyer under 42 U.S.C. ' 1983. (Docket
entry #2) In his complaint, Mr. Sweetland alleges that his constitutional rights were
violated during his detention at the Sebastian County Jail.
Sebastian 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, Fort Smith Division, Judge Isaac C. Parker Federal
Building, 30 South 6th Street, Room 1038, Fort Smith, Arkansas 72901.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 31st day of August, 2017.
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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