Hawkins v. Wells et al

Filing 5

ORDER transferring case to the Western District of Arkansas and directing the Clerk to immediately transmit a copy of this order and the original file to the Clerk in the Western District of Arkansas. Signed by Judge James M. Moody on 10/15/08. (bkp)[Transferred from ared on 10/16/2008.]

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS LITTLE ROCK DIVISION TIMOTHY HAWKINS V. 4:08CV03587 JMM PLAINTIFF CLAUD WELLS, Bailsman; and CONNIE MICHELLE, Attorney ORDE R DEFENDANTS Plaintiff has submitted this 1983 case for filing in this district. However, from the facts alleged and the defendants named, it appears that venue properly lies in 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). THEREFORE, the Clerk is directed to immediately transmit a copy of this order and the original file of this court to the Clerk of the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas. IT IS SO ORDERED this 15 of October, 2008. ____________________________________ UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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