Owens Jr. v. Autry State Prison et al
ORDER transferring this case to the Middle District of Georgia for all further proceedings. Signed by Magistrate Judge G. R. Smith on 2/26/2013. (loh)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA
TYRONE LEE OWENS JR.,
Case No. CV413-045
AUTRY STATE PRISON, et al.,
1) 1 I)
Civil rights plaintiff Tyrone Lee Owens, Jr., has submitted for
filing a prison-conditions complaint arising from Mitchell County,
Georgia. Doc. 1 at 4. Because his claims pertain to events that
transpired in Mitchell County and the defendants are located there, the
proper forum for this case is the United States District Court for the
Middle District of Georgia. 28 U.S.C. § 1391(b) (venue); 28 U.S.C. § 1406
(permitting district courts to dismiss or transfer cases suffering from
venue defects); 28 U.S.C. § 90 (establishing districts and divisions for
Georgia's federal courts). Accordingly, this case is transferred to the
Middle District of Georgia for all further proceedings.
SO ORDERED thisj day of February, 2013.
UNITE?'D STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
SOUT1IERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA
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