Henderson v. Greiver et al

Filing 4

ORDER transferring case to the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas. Signed by Judge D. P. Marshall Jr. on 2/1/12. (kpr)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS PINE BLUFF DIVISION CASON LEE HENDERSON v. PLAINTIFF No.5:12-cv-36-DPM-HDY STEVEN GRIEVER, Lt., Ashley County Detention Center; JOSHUA GRAVES, Jailer, Ashley County Detention Center; and NICOLE CARTER, JaiVSupervisor, Ashley County Detention Center DEFENDANTS ORDER 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. Venue lies in the Western District, as all Defendants are there and the events complained of allegedly occurred there. 28 U.s.C. § 1406(a). The Clerk of the Court is directed to transfer Henderson's entire case file to the Western District of Arkansas. The transfer should be immediate; there is no need to wait a reasonable time, cf In reo Nine Mile Limited, 673 F.2d 242, 243 (8th Cir. 1982), because the receiving Court is also in the Eighth Circuit and, if he wants to do so, Henderson can challenge the transfer by taking his appeal from that Court as easily and completely as he could appeal from this Court. So Ordered. -2­

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