Dansby v. Otwell et al
ORDER directing the Clerk of the Court to immediately transfer Plaintiff's entire case file to the Western District of Arkansas. Signed by Magistrate Judge Jerome T. Kearney on 11/18/2022. (ldb)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
JOSEPH ALEXANDER DANSBY, SR.,
STEVE OTWELL, et al.
Joseph Alexander Dansby, Sr. (“Plaintiff”) filed a pro se Complaint pursuant to 42 U.S.C.
§ 1983 against Nevada County, Arkansas Captain/Jail Administrator Steve Otwell, Lieutenant
Karen Ghormley, Correctional Officer Calee Parsons, and Sergeant Andrew Windham.
Nevada County lies in the Western District of Arkansas.
Because of the Defendants named and allegations made, the Court finds that the interests
of justice would be best served by transferring this case to the United States District Court for the
Western District of Arkansas. See 28 U.S.C. § 1406(a). 1
The Clerk of the Court is directed to immediately TRANSFER PLAINTIFF’S ENTIRE
CASE FILE to the Western District of Arkansas.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 18th day of November, 2022.
JEROME T. KEARNEY
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE 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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