Harper v. Blue et al
ORDER finding that the interests of justice would best be served by transferring this case, the Clerk is hereby directed to IMMEDIATELY TRANSFER PLAINTIFF'S ENTIRE CASE FILE to USDC for the Western District of Arkansas. Signed by Judge Susan Webber Wright on 5/6/10. (vjt) [Transferred from ared on 5/10/2010.]
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS LITTLE ROCK DIVISION EDWARD ARNEILL HARPER ADC #121420 V. BLUE et al. ORDER Plaintiff has submitted this 42 U.S.C. §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).1 IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED THAT 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. DATED this 6th day of May, 2010. /s/Susan Webber Wright UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE NO: 4:10CV00198 SWW/HDY DEFENDANTS PLAINTIFF
"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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