Townsend v. King, et al.

Filing 4

ORDER of INTRADISTRICT TRANSFER from Sacramento (2:13-cv-2180 CKD) to Fresno (1:13-cv-1742 GSA) signed by Magistrate Judge Carolyn K. Delaney on 10/29/13. (Dillon, M)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 8 FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 9 10 REBIO RONNIE TOWNSEND, 11 Plaintiff, 12 13 No. 2:13-cv-2180 CKD P v. ORDER AUDREY KING, et al., 14 Defendants. 15 16 Plaintiff, a California detainee proceeding pro se, has filed a civil rights action pursuant to 17 42 U.S.C. § 1983, together with a request to proceed in forma pauperis. In his complaint, plaintiff 18 alleges violations of his civil rights by defendants. The alleged violations took place in Fresno 19 County, which is part of the Fresno Division of the United States District Court for the Eastern 20 District of California. See Local Rule 120(d). Pursuant to Local Rule 120(f), a civil action which has not been commenced in the proper 21 22 division of a court may, on the court’s own motion, be transferred to the proper division of the 23 court. Therefore, this action will be transferred to the Fresno Division of the court. In light of 24 1996 amendments to 28 U.S.C. § 1915, this court will not rule on plaintiff’s request to proceed in 25 forma pauperis. 26 Good cause appearing, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 27 1. This court has not ruled on plaintiff’s request to proceed in forma pauperis; 28 ///// 1 1 2 3 4 2. This action is transferred to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of 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 5 6 7 Dated: October 29, 2013 _____________________________________ CAROLYN K. DELANEY UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 8 9 10 11 12 2/kly town2180.22 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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