ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE. Signed by Judge William Alsup on 12/20/12. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service)(dt, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/21/2012)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
No. C 12-5904 WHA (PR)
ORDER OF TRANSFER
This case was opened when plaintiff, a California prisoner incarcerated in San Diego,
For the Northern District of California
United States District Court
California, wrote a letter to the court requesting improved care for a medical condition. The
Clerk notified plaintiff that he needed to file a complaint and either payment of the filing fee or
an application to proceed in forma pauperis (“IFP”) within thirty days or the case would be
San Diego is located within the venue of the United States District Court for the
Southern District of California. Venue for this case is therefore proper in the Southern District
of California. See 28 U.S.C. 1391. As plaintiff is located in San Diego and his complaints arise
out of events taking place there, , the events giving rise to this complaint, and the majority of
the defendants are located at Centinela, in the Southern District, in interests of justice this case
is TRANSFERRED to the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. See
28 U.S.C. 1404(a), 1406(a).
The clerk shall transfer this matter forthwith.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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