Garcia v. Warden of Mule Creek State Prison

Filing 7

ORDER OF TRANSFER to the USDC for the Eastern District of California (2:09-cv-556-EFB (HC)). (SI, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 2/25/2009) (Additional attachment(s) added on 2/26/2009: # 1 cs) (ys, COURT STAFF).

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 United States District Court For the Northern District of California 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA In Re. DANNY RAY GARCIA, Petitioner. / No. C 08-4042 SI (pr) ORDER OF TRANSFER Danny Ray Garcia, an inmate at Mule Creek State Prison, has filed a petition for writ of habeas corpus to challenge his conviction and sentence from the Butte County Superior Court. Butte County lies within the venue of the Eastern District of California and Mule Creek State Prison lies within the venue of the Eastern District of California. Venue is proper in a habeas action in either the district of confinement or the district of conviction, 28 U.S.C. 2241(d); however, a petition challenging a conviction or the sentence imposed is preferably heard in the district of conviction. See Habeas L.R. 2254-3(b). Because the conviction occurred in, and the prisoner is housed in, the Eastern District of California, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1404(a) and Habeas L.R. 2254-3(b), and in the interests of justice, this action is TRANSFERRED to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California. The clerk shall transfer this matter forthwith. IT IS SO ORDERED. DATED: February 25, 2009 SUSAN ILLSTON United States District Judge

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