Williams v. DeAnda et al

Filing 4

ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE. Signed by Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James on 8/29/2017. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service)(rmm2S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/29/2017)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 RALPH WILLIAMS, Plaintiff, 8 9 10 United States District Court Northern District of California 11 Case No. 17-cv-04784-MEJ (PR) ORDER OF TRANSFER v. A. DEANDA, et al., Defendants. 12 13 Plaintiff has filed a pro se civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 complaining of 14 events at California Medical Facility (“CMF”). CMF is located in Solano County within the 15 venue of the Eastern District of California. See 28 U.S.C. § 84(b). No defendant is alleged to 16 reside in, and none of the events or omissions giving rise to the complaint occurred in, the 17 Northern District. Venue therefore is proper in the Eastern District, and not in this one. See 28 18 U.S.C. § 1391(b). 19 Accordingly, in the interests of justice and pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1406(a), this action is 20 TRANSFERRED to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California. The 21 Clerk of the Court is directed to transfer the case forthwith. 22 23 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: August 29, 2017 24 25 26 27 28 MARIA-ELENA JAMES United States Magistrate Judge

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