(PC) Givens v. Lotesztain et al

Filing 3

ORDER TRANSFERRING Case to the Sacramento Division of the Eastern District of California, signed by Magistrate Judge Barbara A. McAuliffe on 3/31/2021. New Case Number 2:21-cv-00591-AC. Old Case Number 1:21-cv-00530-BAM. (Marrujo, C)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 FRANCOIS P. GIVENS, 12 Plaintiff, 13 14 v. Case No. 1:21-cv-00530-BAM (PC) ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE TO THE SACRAMENTO DIVISION OF THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA LOTESZTAIN, et al., 15 Defendants. 16 Plaintiff Francois P. Givens (“Plaintiff”), a state prisoner proceeding pro se, has filed this 17 18 civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983, together with a motion to proceed in forma 19 pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915. In his complaint, Plaintiff alleges violations of his civil rights that took place in Solano 20 21 County, which is part of the Sacramento Division of the United States District Court for the 22 Eastern District of California. Therefore, the complaint should have been filed in the Sacramento 23 Division. Pursuant to Local Rule 120(f), a civil action which has not been commenced in the proper 24 25 court may, on the court’s own motion, be transferred to the proper court. Therefore, this action 26 will be transferred to the Sacramento Division. This Court will not rule on Plaintiff’s request to 27 proceed in forma pauperis. 28 /// 1 1 Good cause appearing, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 2 1. This action is transferred to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of 3 4 California sitting in Sacramento; and 2. All future filings shall refer to the new Sacramento case number assigned and shall be 5 filed at: 6 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 IT IS SO ORDERED. 11 12 13 Dated: /s/ Barbara March 31, 2021 A. McAuliffe _ UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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