Stepter v. California Dept. of Corrections et al
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)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
JORDACHE L. STEPTER, F57784,
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF
CORRECTIONS, et al.,
No. C 11-5733 CRB (PR)
ORDER OF TRANSFER
(Docket # 2)
Plaintiff, a prisoner at Avenal State Prison, has filed a pro se civil rights
complaint under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. A substantial part of the events or omissions giving
rise to the claim(s) occurred, and the defendants named reside, in the Counties of Kings
and Sacramento, which lie within the venue of the Eastern District of California. See 28
U.S.C. § 84(b). Venue therefore properly lies in the Eastern District. See id. § 1391(b).
Accordingly, IT IS ORDERED that, in the interest of justice and pursuant to 28
U.S.C. § 1406(a), this action be TRANSFERRED to the United States District Court for
the Eastern District of California.
The clerk shall transfer this matter and terminate all pending motions as moot.
DATED: Dec. 7, 2011
CHARLES R. BREYER
United States District Judge
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