Barraza v. Unknown

Filing 3

ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE to the SACRAMENTO Division of the Eastern District of California signed by Magistrate Judge Erica P. Grosjean on 3/30/2017. (Sant Agata, 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 Case No. 1:17-cv-00442-EPG (PC) BRYANT BARRAZA, Plaintiff, ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE TO THE SACRAMENTO DIVISION OF THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA v. JOHN DOE, 15 Defendant. 16 17 Plaintiff Bryant Barraza, a state prisoner proceeding pro se, has filed a civil rights action 18 pursuant to 42 U.S.C. ' 1983, together with a request to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to 19 28 U.S.C. ' 1915. 20 21 22 In his complaint, plaintiff alleges violations of his civil rights by defendant. The alleged violations took place at California State Prison – Sacramento located in Sacramento County, which is part of the Sacramento Division of the United States District Court for the Eastern 23 District of California. Therefore, the complaint should have been filed in the Sacramento 24 25 26 27 28 Division. Pursuant to Local Rule 120(f), a civil action that has not been commenced in the proper court may, on the court’s own motion, be transferred to the proper court. This action will be transferred to the Sacramento Division. This court will not rule on plaintiff's request to proceed in 1 1 forma pauperis, which will be addressed after the case has been transferred. 2 Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 3 1. This action is transferred to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of 4 5 6 California sitting in Sacramento; and 2. All future filings shall refer to the new Sacramento case number assigned and shall be filed at: United States District Court Eastern District of California 501 "I" Street, Suite 4-200 Sacramento, CA 95814 7 8 9 3. This court has not ruled on plaintiff's request to proceed in forma pauperis. 10 11 IT IS SO ORDERED. 12 13 Dated: March 30, 2017 /s/ UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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