Dillingham v. Unknown

Filing 21

ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE. This action is TRANSFERRED to the U.S.District Court for the Eastern District of California. Signed by Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers on 4/10/18. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service)(fs, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/10/2018)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 JERRY DILLINGHAM, Case No. 17-cv-03698-YGR (PR) Plaintiff, 8 ORDER OF TRANSFER v. 9 10 CORRECTIONAL OFFICER N. EMERSON, et al., Defendants. United States District Court Northern District of California 11 Plaintiff, a state prisoner, filed a pro se civil rights complaint pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 12 13 § 1983. Dkt. 10. The acts complained of occurred at the California Substance Abuse Treatment 14 Facility, which is located in the Eastern District of California, and it appears that Defendants 15 reside in that district. See id. Venue, therefore, properly lies in that district and not in this one. 16 See 28 U.S.C. § 1391(b). The Court has granted Plaintiff leave to proceed in forma pauperis. 17 Dkt. 20. 18 Accordingly, in the interest of justice and pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1406(a), this action is 19 TRANSFERRED to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California. The 20 Clerk of the Court shall transfer the case forthwith. 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: April 10, 2018 ______________________________________ YVONNE GONZALEZ ROGERS United States District Judge

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