Wilkins v. Gastelo

Filing 3

ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Allison Claire on 6/8/2017 TRANSFERRING this matter to the USDC for the Central District of California. CASE CLOSED. (Yin, K)

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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 TIMOTHY D. WILKINS, 12 13 14 No. 2:17-cv-1134 AC P Petitioner, v. ORDER JOSIE GASTELO, 15 Respondent. 16 17 Petitioner, a state prisoner proceeding pro se, has filed an application for a writ of habeas 18 corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254. Petitioner challenges a prison disciplinary conviction, 19 which is a challenge to the execution of his sentence. As a general rule, “[t]he proper forum to 20 challenge the execution of a sentence is the district where the prisoner is confined.” Dunne v. 21 Henman, 875 F.2d 244, 249 (9th Cir. 1989). Petitioner is incarcerated at California Men’s 22 Colony, East in San Luis Obispo County, which lies in the Central District of California. See 28 23 U.S.C. § 84(a). 24 Accordingly, in the furtherance of justice, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that this matter is 25 transferred to the United States District Court for the Central District of California. 26 DATED: June 8, 2017 27 28

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