Vick v. Mbanugo, MD

Filing 5

ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California. Signed by Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers on 2/19/2013. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service)(fs, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 2/19/2013)

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1 2 3 4 5 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 6 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 7 8 9 United States District Court For the Northern District of California 10 11 No. C 13-00209 YGR (PR) JAMES E. VICK, ORDER OF TRANSFER Plaintiff, vs. DR. COLLIN MBANUGO, 12 Defendant. / 13 14 Plaintiff, a state prisoner, has filed a pro se civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 15 and an application for in forma pauperis status. The acts complained of occurred while he was 16 incarcerated at California State Prison - Solano, which is located in the Eastern District of 17 California, and it appears that Defendant resides in that district. Venue, therefore, properly lies in 18 that district and not in this one. See 28 U.S.C. § 1391(b). 19 Accordingly, in the interest 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 shall transfer the case forthwith. All pending motions are TERMINATED on this 22 Court's docket as no longer pending in this district. 23 24 IT IS SO ORDERED. DATED: February 19, 2013 YVONNE GONZALEZ ROGERS UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT JUDGE 25 26 27 28 G:\PRO-SE\YGR\CR.13\Vick0209.transfer.wpd

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