Canada v. Heikel et al

Filing 5

ORDER OF TRANSFER. Signed by Judge Jon S. Tigar on June 13, 2017. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service) (wsn, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/13/2017)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 RONALD LEE CANADA, Plaintiff, 8 HEIKEL, et al., Defendants. 11 United States District Court Northern District of California ORDER OF TRANSFER v. 9 10 Case No. 17-cv-03197-JST (PR) 12 Ronald Lee Canada, an inmate at the California Medical Facility in Vacaville, filed this 13 14 pro se civil rights action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, complaining about events and omissions at that 15 prison. Vacaville is in Solano County, which is within the venue of the Eastern District of 16 California. No defendant is alleged to reside in, and none of the events or omissions giving rise to 17 the complaint occurred in, the Northern District of California. Venue therefore would be proper in 18 the Eastern District of California and not in this one. See 28 U.S.C. § 1391(b). Accordingly, in 19 the interests of justice and pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1406(a), this action is TRANSFERRED to the 20 United States District Court for the Eastern District of California. The Clerk shall transfer this 21 matter. 22 23 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: June 13, 2017 24 25 26 27 28 JON S. TIGAR United States District Judge

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