Lipsey v. Mahakian et al

Filing 3

ORDER Transferring Case to the Sacramento Division of the Eastern District of California signed by Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone on 01/08/2018. New Case Number 2:18-cv-33 AC.(Flores, E)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 11 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 12 13 14 15 16 17 Case No.: 1:18-cv-00027-SAB (PC) CHRISTOPHER LIPSEY, JR., Plaintiff, ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE TO THE SACRAMENTO DIVISION OF THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA v. L. MAHAKIAN, et al., Defendants. 18 19 Plaintiff Christopher Lipsey, Jr., a state prisoner proceeding pro se, has filed a civil rights 20 action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. ' 1983, on January 5, 2018. (ECF No. 1.) Plaintiff has also filed a 21 request to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. ' 1915. (ECF No. 2.) 22 In his complaint, Plaintiff alleges violations of his civil rights by defendants employed at 23 Folsom State Prison, concerning events at that institution. Accordingly, the alleged violations 24 took place in Sacramento County, which is part of the Sacramento Division of the United States 25 District Court for the Eastern District of California. Therefore, the complaint should have been 26 filed in the Sacramento Division. 27 28 Pursuant to Local Rule 120(f), a civil action which has not been commenced in the proper court may, on the court’s own motion, be transferred to the proper court. Therefore, this action 1 1 will be transferred to the Sacramento Division. This court will not rule on Plaintiff’s pending 2 request to proceed in forma pauperis. 3 Good cause appearing, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 4 1. This action is transferred to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of 5 California sitting in Sacramento; and 6 7 2. All future filings shall refer to the new Sacramento case number assigned and shall be filed at: 8 United States District Court Eastern District of California 501 “I” Street, Suite 4-200 Sacramento, CA 95814 9 10 3. This court has not ruled on Plaintiff’s request to proceed in forma pauperis. 11 12 13 14 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: January 8, 2018 UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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