Ruiz v. Ketcham

Filing 5

ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE TO THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA. Signed by Judge Kandis A. Westmore on 10/10/2014. (kawlc2S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 10/10/2014) (Additional attachment(s) added on 10/10/2014: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service) (sisS, COURT STAFF).

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1 2 3 4 5 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 6 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 7 8 JESUS RUIZ, 9 Plaintiff, Case No.: 14-cv-4470 KAW ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE TO THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 Northern District of California United States District Court 12 13 vs. OFFICER O. KETCHAM, et al., Defendants. 14 15 The above-captioned case was improperly filed in the United States District Court for the 16 Northern District of California. Plaintiff's claims arise from events that occurred in Imperial 17 County, which is in the Southern District of California. See 28 U.S.C. § 84(d) ("The Southern 18 District comprises the counties of Imperial and San Diego"). Accordingly, the Clerk shall 19 TRANSFER this action to the United States District Court for the Southern District of California, 20 where proper venue lies because a substantial part of the events or omissions giving rise to the 21 claims occurred there. See 28 U.S.C. §§ 1391(b), 1406(a). 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 IT IS SO ORDERED. DATE: October 10, 2014 __________________________ KANDIS A. WESTMORE United States Magistrate Judge

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