Hamilton v. CDC&R et al
ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE. Signed by Judge William Alsup on 12/21/12. (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 12-6280 WHA (PR)
JAMES B. HAMILTON,
ORDER OF TRANSFER
For the Northern District of California
United States District Court
C.D.C.R.; WASCO STATE PRISON;
J. D. LOZANO; R. ESCALANTE; R.
(Docket No. 2)
This is a civil rights case brought pro se by a state prisoner incarcerated at Wasco State
Prison in Wasco, California. He sues prison officials at Wasco for actions taken there, and
officials at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (“CDCR”) in
Sacramento, California, for their actions in processing his administrative appeals. Wasco and
Sacramento are 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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