Barnes v. Fort Smith Police Department et al
ORDER finding that the interests of justice would be best served by transferring this case, the Clerk is directed to immediately transfer this action to the USDC for the Western District of Arkansas, Fort Smith Division. Signed by Chief Judge J. Leon Holmes on 5/29/12. (vjt) [Transferred from ared on 5/29/2012.]
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
GUY CLAYTON BARNES,
No. 4:12CV00289 JLH-JTK
FORT SMITH POLICE DEPARTMENT, et al.
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 would be proper in the
Western District, as defendants are located there and the events complained of allegedly occurred
there. 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, Fort Smith Division, Federal Building, Room 1038,
30 S. 6th Street, Fort Smith, AR 72901.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 29th day of May, 2012.
J. LEON HOLMES
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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