Hamilton v. Riverside Sheriff Dept et al

Filing 7

ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE. Signed by Judge William Alsup on 2/28/13. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service)(dt, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 2/28/2013)

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1 2 3 4 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 No. C 13-0019 WHA (PR) JAMES B. HAMILTON, 8 Plaintiff, ORDER OF TRANSFER 9 vs. 11 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 12 13 14 RIVERSIDE SHERIFF DEPARTMENT; ROBERT PRESLY; RIVERSIDE COUNTY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER; PATRICIA KNUDSON; TRANSPORTATION DEPUTIES, (Docket No. 2, 6) Defendants. / 15 16 This is a civil rights case brought pro se by a state prisoner incarcerated at Wasco State 17 Prison in Wasco, California. He sues officials and entities in Riverside County based on actions 18 they took while he was in the custody of the Riverside County Sheriff. Riverside County is 19 located within the venue of the United States District Court for the Central District of 20 California. Venue for this case is therefore proper in the Central District. See 28 U.S.C. 1391. 21 Accordingly, and in the interests of justice, this case is TRANSFERRED to the United States 22 District Court for the Central District of California. See 28 U.S.C. 1404(a), 1406(a). Ruling on 23 plaintiff’s application for leave to proceed in forma pauperis (dkt. 2, 6) is deferred to the 24 Central District. The clerk shall transfer this matter forthwith. 25 IT IS SO ORDERED. 26 Dated: February 28 , 2013. 27 28 G:\PRO-SE\WHA\CR.13\HAMILTON0019.TRN.wpd WILLIAM ALSUP UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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