Russey v. Haney et al

Filing 3

ORDER transferring the case to the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas, Hot Springs Division. Signed by Judge James M. Moody on 21/23/12. (kpr) [Transferred from ared on 2/23/2012.]

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS WESTERN DIVISION JOHN RUSSEY, JR., ADC #114693 v. PLAINTIFF 4:12-cv-00102-JMM-JTK SARAH L. HANEY, et al. 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 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, Hot Springs Division, 347 U.S. Post Office & Courthouse, P.O. Box 6406, Hot Springs, AR 71902-6406. IT IS SO ORDERED this 23 day of February, 2012. ___________________________________ JAMES M. MOODY UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 1 “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. 1

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