Joseph Christo Gomez v. Unknown

Filing 4

ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Edmund F. Brennan on 1/23/17 ORDERING that this case is TRANSFERRED to the Central District of California.(Dillon, M) [Transferred from California Eastern on 1/24/2017.]

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 8 FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 9 10 JOSEPH CHRISTO GOMEZ, 11 12 13 14 No. 2:17-cv-0103-EFB P Petitioner, v. ORDER UNKNOWN, Respondent. 15 16 Petitioner is a county inmate without counsel seeking a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 17 28 U.S.C. § 2254. He is incarcerated in Los Angeles County and was convicted in Los Angeles 18 County. Los Angeles County is in an area embraced by the United States District Court for the 19 Central District of California. 20 Pursuant to 28 U.S.C § 2241(d), courts in both the district of conviction and the district of 21 confinement have concurrent jurisdiction over applications for habeas corpus filed by state 22 prisoners. Because petitioner was not convicted in this district, and is not presently confined 23 here, this court does not have jurisdiction to entertain the application. 24 Accordingly, in the furtherance of justice, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that this matter is 25 transferred to the United States District Court for the Central District of California. 28 U.S.C. 26 § 2241(d); 28 U.S.C. § 1406(a). 27 DATED: January 23, 2017. 28

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