Filing 11

ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE.. Signed by Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James on 2/8/2018. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service)(rmm2S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 2/8/2018)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 JESUS A. NUNEZ, Plaintiff, 8 9 10 United States District Court Northern District of California 11 Case No. 18-cv-00225-MEJ (PR) ORDER OF TRANSFER v. KAYLEEN POWELL, 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 Substance Abuse Treatment Facility (“SATF”). SATF is located in Kings 15 County within the venue of the Eastern District of California. See 28 U.S.C. § 84(b). No 16 defendant is alleged to reside in, and none of the events or omissions giving rise to the complaint 17 occurred in, the Northern District. Venue therefore is proper in the Eastern District, and not in this 18 one. See 28 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. In view of the transfer, the Court will 22 not rule upon plaintiff’s application for leave to proceed in forma pauperis. 23 24 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: February 8, 2018 25 26 27 28 MARIA-ELENA JAMES United States Magistrate Judge

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