Jones v. Fox et al

Filing 9

ORDER OF TRANSFER. Signed by Judge Nathanael Cousins on 10/18/2017. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service)(lmh, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 10/18/2017)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 8 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 9 10 KEVIN JONES Plaintiff, United States District Court Northern District of California 11 12 13 Case No. 17-cv-05115 NC (PR) ORDER OF TRANSFER v. FOX, et al., 14 Defendants. 15 16 Plaintiff, a California state inmate proceeding pro se, filed a civil rights action 17 pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. The events of which Plaintiff complains occurred at the 18 California Medical Facility (“CMF”). The Defendants are located at CMF. CMF is 19 located with the Eastern District of California. See 28 U.S.C. § 84(b). Venue therefore is 20 proper in the Eastern District of California, and not in this one. See 28 U.S.C. § 1391(b). 21 Accordingly, in the interest of justice and pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1406(a), this case 22 is TRANSFERRED to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of 23 California. In view of the transfer, the Court will not rule upon Plaintiff’s motions. Dkt. 24 Nos. 5-7. The Clerk of the Court is directed to transfer the case forthwith. 25 26 IT IS SO ORDERED. DATED: October 18, 2017 27 28 Case No. 17-cv-05115 NC (PR) ORDER OF TRANSFER __________________________ NATHANAEL M. COUSINS United States Magistrate Judge

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