White v. Knight et al

Filing 3

ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE. Signed by Judge William Alsup on 1/13/09. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Service)(dt, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/13/2009)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 KENNETH R. WHITE, Plaintiff, v. N. GRANNIS, Chief, Inmate Appeals Branch; Correctional Officer S. KNIGHT; R. HALL, Appeal Coordinator; and KEN CLARK, Warden, Defendants. / No. C 09-0067 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 the Corcoran Substance Abuse Treatment Facility, which is in the venue of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California. Defendants, who are Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation 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 Easter District of California. See 28 U.S.C. 1406(a). In view of the transfer, plaintiff's request for leave to proceed in forma pauperis will not be ruled upon. IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: January 13 , 2009. G:\PRO-SE\WHA\CR.09\WHITE0067.TRN.wpd WILLIAM ALSUP UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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