Ellis v. United States of America et al

Filing 6

ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE.. Signed by Judge James Donato on 3/26/2024. (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/26/2024)Any non-CM/ECF Participants have been served by First Class Mail to the addresses of record listed on the Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF)

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1 2 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 3 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 4 5 PRISCILLA ELLIS, Plaintiff, 6 7 8 9 Case No. 24-cv-01255-JD ORDER OF TRANSFER v. Re: Dkt. Nos. 1, 5 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, et al., Defendants. 10 United States District Court Northern District of California 11 This is a civil rights case brought pro se by a federal prisoner. Plaintiff is incarcerated at 12 Federal Correctional Institution Dublin, which is in this District. This case was opened when 13 plaintiff filed a motion seeking relief due to sexual assaults that occurred in another state prior to 14 her transfer to this district. Plaintiff was advised to file a complaint with more information. 15 Plaintiff filed a complaint and all the allegations concern incidents that occurred at Federal 16 Medical Center, Carswell which is in the Northern District of Texas. Because the events for this 17 case and defendants are in the Northern District of Texas, venue properly lies in that district and 18 not in this one. See 28 U.S.C. § 1391(b). 19 This case is transferred to the United States District Court for the Northern District of 20 Texas. See 28 U.S.C. § 1406(a). In view of the transfer, the Court will not rule upon plaintiff’s 21 motions (Dkt. Nos. 1, 5) which are vacated. The Clerk is requested to send plaintiff a blank civil 22 rights form and in forma pauperis application. Plaintiff may file a new case in this district 23 regarding any incidents that occurred at Federal Correctional Institution Dublin. 24 25 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: March 26, 2024 26 27 28 JAMES DONATO United States District Judge

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