Rico v. Beard et al
ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE.. Signed by Judge Charles R. Breyer on 07/06/2017. (crblc2, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/6/2017) [Transferred from cand on 7/7/2017.]
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
JEFFREY BEARD, et al.,
United States District Court
For the Northern District of California
ORDER OF TRANSFER
Case No. 3:16-cv-4348-CRB
JORGE ANDRADE RICO,
Plaintiff Jorge Rico is a prisoner at Pelican Bay State Prison. SAC (dkt. 38) ¶ 7.
From October 2014 until August 24, 2016, he was housed in solitary confinement. Id. Rico
now brings claims for injunctive relief and damages, alleging that a suicide-prevention
protocol ordered by Judge Kimberly J. Mueller caused him severe sleep deprivation as a
result of the protocol’s hourly clangs of metal hitting metal. Id. ¶¶ 25–45; see also Coleman
v. Brown, No. 2:90-cv-520-KJM (E.D. Cal.). Accordingly, the Court ORDERS that, in the
interest of justice and pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1406(a), this action is TRANSFERRED to the
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: July 6, 2017
CHARLES R. BREYER
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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