Bausley v. Bulution et al
ORDER transferring this case to the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas, Hot Springs Division. The transfer is immediate because the receiving Court is in the Eighth Circuit too. Signed by Judge D. P. Marshall Jr. on 3/14/2017. (jak) [Transferred from ared on 3/14/2017.]
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
CHARLES LAVELLE BAUS ELY
E.W. BULUTION, Officer,
Ouachita River Unit; and
WENDY KELLY, Board of Correction
Charles Bausely has filed this prose§ 1983 action. The events giving rise
to Bausely' s claim occurred in Hot Spring County, Arkansas; and the core of
his claim is against Officer Bulution, who resides in Hot Spring County. NQ 1.
Director Kelley, on the other hand, had a minor role in the events giving rise
to this lawsuit and resides in Jefferson County, Arkansas. Ibid.
The controlling statute provides that, in cases not based on diversity of
citizenship, venue is proper in "a judicial district in w hich any defendant
resides" or where" a substantial part of the events or omissions giving rise to
the claim occurred[.]" 28 U.S.C. § 1391(b)(l)-(2).
Hot Spring County is in the Hot Springs Division of the United States
District Court for the Western District of Arkansas. The Court finds that the
interests of justice will be best served by transferring the case there. 28 U.S.C.
§ l 404(a). This case is therefore transferred to the United States District Court
for the Western District of Arkansas, Hot Springs Division. The transfer is
immediate because the receiving Court is in the Eighth Circuit too. Cf In re
Nine Mile Limited, 673 F.2d 242 (8th Cir. 1982).
D.P. Marshall Jr.
United States District Judge
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