Bradley Goodrich v. Kevin Chappell

Filing 3

ORDER of Transfer. Signed by Judge Edward M. Chen on 9/10/2014. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service). (emcsec, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/10/2014) [Transferred from California Northern on 9/10/2014.]

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1 2 3 4 5 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 6 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 7 8 BRADLEY GOODRICH, 9 Petitioner, v. 11 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 No. C-14-3900 EMC (pr) KEVIN CHAPPELL, Warden, 12 ORDER OF TRANSFER Respondent. ___________________________________/ 13 14 Petitioner has filed a petition for writ of habeas corpus to challenge his conviction and 15 sentence from the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Los Angeles County lies within the venue of 16 the Central District of California. Petitioner is confined at San Quentin State Prison in Marin 17 County, within the venue of the Northern District of California. Venue is proper in a habeas action 18 in either the district of confinement or the district of conviction, 28 U.S.C. § 2241(d), although a 19 petition challenging a conviction or the sentence imposed is preferably heard in the district of 20 conviction. See N. D. Cal. Habeas L.R. 2254-3(b). The preferred venue is the Central District of 21 California because Petitioner was convicted and the sentence was imposed in that district. Pursuant 22 to 28 U.S.C. § 1404(a) and Habeas L.R. 2254-3(b), and in the interests of justice, this action is 23 TRANSFERRED to the United States District Court for the Central District of California. The 24 Clerk shall transfer this matter forthwith. 25 26 27 28 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: September 10, 2014 _________________________ EDWARD M. CHEN United States District Judge

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