Canada v. California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation
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)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
RONALD LEE CANADA,
Case No. 17-cv-03537-JST (PR)
ORDER OF TRANSFER
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF
CORRECTIONS & REHABILITATION,
Ronald Lee Canada, an inmate at Kern Valley State Prison, filed this pro se civil rights
United States District Court
Northern District of California
action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, complaining about events and omissions that took place at the
California Medical Facility in Vacaville, where he was previously housed. Vacaville is in Solano
County, which is within the venue of the Eastern District of California. Plaintiff also requests
mental health treatment from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and the
California Department of State Hospitals, both of which are headquartered in Sacramento,
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
complaint occurred in, the Northern District of California. Venue therefore would be proper in the
Eastern District of California and not in this one. See 28 U.S.C. § 1391(b). Accordingly, in the
interests of justice and pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1406(a), this action is TRANSFERRED to the
United States District Court for the Eastern District of California. The Clerk shall transfer this
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: June 27, 2017
JON S. TIGAR
United States District Judge
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