Stevens v. Hobbs et al
ORDER finding that the interests of justice would best be served by transferring this case, the Clerk is directed to IMMEDIATELY TRANSFER PLAINTIFF'S ENTIRE CASE FILE to the USDC for the Western District of Arkansas. Signed by Chief Judge J. Leon Holmes on 2/22/12. (vjt) [Transferred from ared on 2/22/2012.]
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
NO. 4:12CV00093 JLH/HDY
RAY HOBBS, et al.
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.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 22nd day of February, 2012.
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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