Whitney v. Allenby et al

Filing 4

ORDER of INTRADISTRICT TRANSFER from Sacramento (2:14-cv-2526 KJN) to Fresno (1:14-cv-1772 BAM) signed by Magistrate Judge Kendall J. Newman on 11/12/14. (Dillon, M)

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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 JAMES WHITNEY, 12 Plaintiff, 13 14 No. 2:14-cv-2526 KJN P v. ORDER CLIFF ALLENBY, et al., 15 Defendants. 16 Plaintiff, a civil detainee proceeding without counsel, has filed a civil rights action 17 18 pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983, together with a request to proceed in forma pauperis. Plaintiff is 19 housed at the Coalinga State Hospital. In his complaint, plaintiff alleges violations of his civil 20 rights by defendants. The alleged violations took place in Kern County, which is part of the 21 Fresno Division of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California. See 22 Local Rule 120(d). Pursuant to Local Rule 120(f), a civil action which has not been commenced in the proper 23 24 division of a court may, on the court’s own motion, be transferred to the proper division of the 25 court. Therefore, this action will be transferred to the Fresno Division of the court. In light of 26 1996 amendments to 28 U.S.C. § 1915, this court will not rule on plaintiff’s request to proceed in 27 forma pauperis. 28 //// 1 1 Good cause appearing, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 2 1. This court has not ruled on plaintiff’s request to proceed in forma pauperis; 3 2. This action is transferred to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of 4 5 6 California sitting in Fresno; and 3. All future filings shall reference the new Fresno case number assigned and shall be filed at: United States District Court Eastern District of California 2500 Tulare Street Fresno, CA 93721 7 8 9 Dated: November 12, 2014 10 11 whit2526.22 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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