Stevens v. Yates

Filing 4

ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE. Signed by Judge William Alsup on 10/30/12. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service)(dt, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/1/2012)

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1 2 3 4 5 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 6 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 7 8 ANDRE STEVENS, No. C 12-5010 WHA (PR) 9 Plaintiff, ORDER OF TRANSFER 10 JAMES YATES, Warden, For the Northern District of California United States District Court vs. 11 12 Defendants. (Docket No. 2) / 13 14 This is a civil rights case brought pro se by a state prisoner incarcerated at San Quentin 15 State Prison. He sues officials at Pleasant Valley State Prison for failing to provide plaintiff 16 adequate medical care when he was housed there. Pleasant Valley Stat Prison is located within 17 the venue of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California. Venue for 18 this case is therefore proper in the Eastern District. See 28 U.S.C. 1391. Accordingly, and in 19 the interests of justice, this case is TRANSFERRED to the United States District Court for the 20 Eastern District of California. See 28 U.S.C. 1404(a), 1406(a). Ruling on plaintiff’s application 21 for leave to proceed in forma pauper is deferred to the Eastern District. The clerk shall transfer 22 this matter forthwith. 23 IT IS SO ORDERED. 24 25 Dated: October 30 , 2012. 26 27 G:\PRO-SE\WHA\CR.12\STEVENS5010.TRN.wpd 28 WILLIAM ALSUP UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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