Salguero v. The People of the State of California
ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Edmund F. Brennan on 1/17/2017 ORDERING this matter is TRANSFERRED to the USDC for the Central District of California, Eastern Division. CASE CLOSED. (Yin, K)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
JORGE ARMANDO HERRERA
No. 2:16-cv-2949-EFB P
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF
Petitioner is a state prisoner without counsel seeking a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to
28 U.S.C. § 2254. He is incarcerated at High Desert State Prison, in Lassen County, which lies in
this district. However, petitioner attacks a conviction imposed by the Riverside County Superior
Court, which lies in the United States District Court for the Central District of California. While
both this court and the United States District Court in the district where petitioner was convicted
have jurisdiction, see Braden v. 30th Judicial Circuit Court, 410 U.S. 484 (1973), any and all
witnesses and evidence necessary for the resolution of petitioner’s application are more readily
available in the county of conviction. Id. at 499 n.15; 28 U.S.C. § 2241(d).
Accordingly, in the furtherance of justice, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that this matter is
transferred to the Eastern Division of the United States District Court for the Central District of
DATED: January 17, 2017.
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