Canada v. California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation

Filing 3

ORDER OF TRANSFER. Signed by Judge Jon S. Tigar on June 27, 2017. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service) (wsn, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/27/2017)

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1 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 2 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 3 4 RONALD LEE CANADA, Case No. 17-cv-03537-JST (PR) Plaintiff, 5 ORDER OF TRANSFER v. 6 7 CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS & REHABILITATION, 8 Defendant. 9 Ronald Lee Canada, an inmate at Kern Valley State Prison, filed this pro se civil rights 11 United States District Court Northern District of California 10 action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, complaining about events and omissions that took place at the 12 California Medical Facility in Vacaville, where he was previously housed. Vacaville is in Solano 13 County, which is within the venue of the Eastern District of California. Plaintiff also requests 14 mental health treatment from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and the 15 California Department of State Hospitals, both of which are headquartered in Sacramento, 16 California, which is also in the Eastern District. No defendant is alleged to reside in, and none of the events or omissions giving rise to the 17 18 complaint occurred in, the Northern District of California. Venue therefore would be proper in the 19 Eastern District of California and not in this one. See 28 U.S.C. § 1391(b). Accordingly, in the 20 interests of justice and pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1406(a), this action is TRANSFERRED to the 21 United States District Court for the Eastern District of California. The Clerk shall transfer this 22 matter. 23 24 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: June 27, 2017 25 26 27 28 JON S. TIGAR United States District Judge

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