Stevens v. Yates
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)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
No. C 12-5010 WHA (PR)
ORDER OF TRANSFER
JAMES YATES, Warden,
For the Northern District of California
United States District Court
(Docket No. 2)
This is a civil rights case brought pro se by a state prisoner incarcerated at San Quentin
State Prison. He sues officials at Pleasant Valley State Prison for failing to provide plaintiff
adequate medical care when he was housed there. Pleasant Valley Stat Prison is located within
the venue of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California. Venue for
this case is therefore proper in the Eastern District. See 28 U.S.C. 1391. Accordingly, and in
the interests of justice, this case is TRANSFERRED to the United States District Court for the
Eastern District of California. See 28 U.S.C. 1404(a), 1406(a). Ruling on plaintiff’s application
for leave to proceed in forma pauper is deferred to the Eastern District. The clerk shall transfer
this matter forthwith.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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