Markay v. Abdur-Rahman et al

Filing 4

ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE to the Eastern District of California. Signed by Judge William Alsup on 8/27/07. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Service)(dt, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/28/2007)

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Markay v. Abdur-Rahman et al Doc. 4 Case 3:07-cv-04255-WHA Document 4 Filed 08/28/2007 Page 1 of 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 JEROME MARKAY, Plaintiff, v. DR. ABDUR-RAHMAN, et al., Defendants. / No. C 07-4255 WHA (PR) ORDER OF TRANSFER IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA United States District Court 11 For the Northern District of California 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 This is a civil rights case brought pro se by a state prisoner. The acts complained of occurred at High Desert State Prison, which lies within the venue of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California. Defendants, who are prison employees, appear to reside there as well. Venue, therefore, properly lies in that district and not in this one. See 28 U.S.C. 1391(b). This case is TRANSFERRED to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California. See 28 U.S.C. 1406(a). In view of the transfer, the Court will not rule upon plaintiff's request for leave to proceed in forma pauperis. IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: August 27 , 2007. WILLIAM ALSUP UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE G:\PRO-SE\W HA\CR.07\MARKAY4255.TRN.wpd

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