Kareem J. Howell v. D. Tran

Filing 3

ORDER,signed by Magistrate Judge Barbara A. McAuliffe on 03/7/18. CASE TRANSFERRRED to SACRAMENTO Division. New Case Number 2:18-cv-513 CKD (PC). Old Case Number 1:18-cv-308 BAM (PC). (Martin-Gill, S)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 12 13 14 15 Case No.: 1:18-cv-00308 BAM (PC) KAREEM J. HOWELL, Plaintiff, ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE TO THE SACRAMENTO DIVISION OF THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA v. D. TRAN, Defendant. 16 17 Plaintiff Kareem J. Howell, a state prisoner proceeding pro se, has filed a civil rights 18 action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. ' 1983. Plaintiff filed a complaint on March 5, 2018, (ECF No. 1), 19 together with a request to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. ' 1915, (ECF No. 2). 20 In his complaint, Plaintiff alleges violations of his civil rights that took place at California 21 State Prison, Sacramento, against a defendant correctional officer employed there. Thus, the 22 alleged violations took place in Sacramento County, which is part of the Sacramento Division of 23 the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California. Therefore, the complaint 24 should have been filed in the Sacramento Division. 25 Pursuant to Local Rule 120(f), a civil action which has not been commenced in the proper 26 court may, on the court’s own motion, be transferred to the proper court. Therefore, this action 27 will be transferred to the Sacramento Division. This court will not rule on Plaintiff’s request to 28 proceed in forma pauperis. 1 1 Good cause appearing, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 2 1. This action is transferred to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of 3 4 5 California sitting in Sacramento; and 2. All future filings shall refer to the new Sacramento case number assigned and shall be filed at: 6 United States District Court Eastern District of California 501 “I” Street, Suite 4-200 Sacramento, CA 95814 7 8 9 10 3. This court has not ruled on Plaintiff’s request to proceed in forma pauperis. 11 12 13 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: /s/ Barbara March 7, 2018 A. McAuliffe _ UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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