Davis v. Henderson et al

Filing 3

ORDER transferring the 1 Complaint filed by Mark S. Davis to the Middle District of Georgia. Signed by Magistrate Judge G. R. Smith on 1/18/17. (wwp)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA SAVANNAH DIVISION MARK S. DAVIS, Plaintiff, v. CV417-010 HOMER BRYSON, et al, Defendants. ORDER Mark Davis is a prisoner housed at Calhoun State Prison in Calhoun County, Georgia. Doc. 1. He brings this 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action against the several officers, the warden, and the Commissioner, for an incident at the prison. Id . at 5. Because his claims arise from events that took place in Calhoun County, 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 (district courts may dismiss or transfer cases suffering venue defects); see 28 U.S.C. § 90(b)(5). The Clerk is DIRECTED to transfer this case to the Middle District for all further proceedings. SO ORDERED , this 18th day of January, 2017. UNiTED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA

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