Jones v. LAC Warden et al

Filing 9

ORDER OF TRANSFER. ***Civil Case Terminated.*** Signed by Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. on 10/31/2017. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service)(ndrS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 10/31/2017)

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1 2 3 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 4 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 5 6 KEVIN JONES, Plaintiff, 7 8 9 Case No. 17-cv-05567-HSG (PR) ORDER OF TRANSFER v. LAC WARDEN, et al., Defendants. 10 United States District Court Northern District of California 11 12 Plaintiff has filed a pro se civil rights action complaining of events at California State 13 Prison–Los Angeles County (“CSP-LAC”). CSP-LAC is located in Los Angeles County within 14 the venue of the Central District of California. See 28 U.S.C. § 84(c). No defendant is alleged to 15 reside in, and none of the events or omissions giving rise to the complaint occurred in, the 16 Northern District. Venue therefore is proper in the Central District, and not in this one. See 28 17 U.S.C. § 1391(b). 18 Accordingly, in the interests of justice and pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1406(a), this action is 19 TRANSFERRED to the United States District Court for the Central District of California. The 20 Clerk of the Court is directed to transfer the case forthwith. In view of the transfer, the Court will 21 not rule upon plaintiff’s request for leave to proceed in forma pauperis or motion for appointment 22 of counsel. 23 24 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: 10/31/2017 25 26 27 28 HAYWOOD S. GILLIAM, JR. United States District Judge

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