Reyes v. Kernan
ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Kendall J. Newman on 7/25/2017 ORDERING CASE TRANSFERRED to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. (Henshaw, R)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
RANDY R. REYES,
No. 2:17-cv-1482 KJN P
Petitioner, a state prisoner proceeding pro se, has filed an application for a writ of habeas
corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254.
The application attacks a conviction issued by the Santa Cruz County Superior Court.
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 Santa Cruz County. 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 United States District Court for the Northern District of California.
Dated: July 25, 2017
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