Stepter v. California Dept. of Corrections et al

Filing 4

ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE to the EASTERN DISTRICT of CALIFORNIA, Motions terminated: 2 MOTION for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis filed by Jordache Lance Stepter. Signed by Judge Charles R. Breyer on 12/7/2011. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Service)(beS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/12/2011)

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1 2 3 4 5 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 6 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 7 8 JORDACHE L. STEPTER, F57784, 9 Plaintiff(s), 10 vs. 11 12 13 CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, et al., Defendant(s). ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) No. C 11-5733 CRB (PR) ORDER OF TRANSFER (Docket # 2) 14 15 Plaintiff, a prisoner at Avenal State Prison, has filed a pro se civil rights 16 complaint under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. A substantial part of the events or omissions giving 17 rise to the claim(s) occurred, and the defendants named reside, in the Counties of Kings 18 and Sacramento, which lie within the venue of the Eastern District of California. See 28 19 U.S.C. § 84(b). Venue therefore properly lies in the Eastern District. See id. § 1391(b). 20 Accordingly, IT IS ORDERED that, in the interest of justice and pursuant to 28 21 U.S.C. § 1406(a), this action be TRANSFERRED to the United States District Court for 22 the Eastern District of California. 23 The clerk shall transfer this matter and terminate all pending motions as moot. 24 SO ORDERED. 25 DATED: Dec. 7, 2011 26 CHARLES R. BREYER United States District Judge 27 28 G:\PRO-SE\CRB\CR.11\Stepter, J.11-5733.transfer.wpd

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