Fort v. Cooper et al
ORDER directing the Clerk of 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 9/8/2021. (jbh)
Case 4:21-cv-00683-JM Document 14 Filed 09/08/21 Page 1 of 1
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
LONNELL I. FORT
CASE NO. 4:21-cv-00683 JM
NANCY COOPER, et al.
Plaintiff Lonnell I. Fort filed this pro se 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action against multiple
Defendants in Hot Springs Village and Jessieville, Arkansas, among other. (Doc. No. 2). Based
on the facts alleged and 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 8th day of September, 2021.
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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