Brown v. Fergerson et al
ORDER directing the Clerk of the Court to immediately transfer Plaintiff's entire case file to the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas. Signed by Judge James M. Moody Jr. on 11/21/2017. (ljb)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
CORTERIOUS Q. BROWN
CASE NO. 4:17-cv-00765 JM
CODY FERGERSON, et al.
Plaintiff Corterious Q. Brown 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 United States District Court for 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
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.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 21st day of November, 2017.
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.”
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