Willie Lee Brooks, II v. State of California

Filing 3

ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Kendall J. Newman on 11/17/2021 ORDERING CASE TRANSFERRED to the United States District Court for the Central District of California.(Henshaw, R) [Transferred from California Eastern on 11/17/2021.]

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 WILLIE LEE BROOKS, II, 12 13 14 No. 2:21-cv-2083 KJN P Petitioner, v. ORDER STATE OF CALIFORNIA, 15 Respondent. 16 17 18 19 Petitioner, a state prisoner proceeding pro se, has filed an application for a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254. The application attacks a conviction issued by the Los Angeles County Superior Court. 20 While both this court and the United States District Court in the district where petitioner was 21 convicted have jurisdiction, see Braden v. 30th Judicial Circuit Court, 410 U.S. 484 (1973), any 22 and all witnesses and evidence necessary for the resolution of petitioner’s application are more 23 readily available in Los Angeles County. Id. at 499 n.15; 28 U.S.C. § 2241(d). 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. 26 Dated: November 17, 2021 27 28 /broo2083.108 1

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