Woods v. State of California et al

Filing 6

ORDER OF TRANSFER. Signed by Judge JEFFREY S. WHITE on 8/7/14. (jjoS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/7/2014)

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1 2 3 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 4 5 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 JAMES HENRY WOODS, 8 9 Petitioner, v. 10 11 12 STATE OF CALIFORNIA, Respondent. 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) No. C 14-2497 JSW (PR) ORDER OF TRANSFER (Dkt. No. 2) Petitioner has filed a pro se petition for a writ of habeas corpus under 28 U.S.C. § 2254. A petition for a writ of habeas corpus made by a person in custody under the judgment and sentence of a state court of a state which contains two or more federal judicial districts may be filed in either the district of confinement or the district of conviction. See 28 U.S.C. § 2241(d). Petitioner is incarcerated in Riverside County and was convicted in Los Angeles County. Riverside and Los Angeles Counties lie within the venue of the Central District of California. See 28 U.S.C. § 84. Accordingly, this action is TRANSFERRED to the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Ruling on the pending motion to proceed in forma pauperis (docket number 2) is deferred to the Central District in light of this transfer. The Clerk of the Court shall transfer this matter forthwith. IT IS SO ORDERED. DATED: August 7, 2014 JEFFREY S. WHITE United States District Judge UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 1 FOR THE 2 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 3 4 5 JAMES HENRY WOODS, 6 7 Case Number: CV14-02497 JSW Plaintiff, CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE v. 8 9 10 STATE OF CALIFORNIA et al, Defendant. / 11 12 13 14 15 I, the undersigned, hereby certify that I am an employee in the Office of the Clerk, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California. That on August 7, 2014, I SERVED a true and correct copy(ies) of the attached, by placing said copy(ies) in a postage paid envelope addressed to the person(s) hereinafter listed, by depositing said envelope in the U.S. Mail, or by placing said copy(ies) into an inter-office delivery receptacle located in the Clerk's office. 16 17 19 James H. Woods CDC-AR-9735 P.O. Box 3535 Norco, CA 92860 20 Dated: August 7, 2014 18 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Richard W. Wieking, Clerk By: Jennifer Ottolini, Deputy Clerk

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