Mitchell et al vs Davis, et al

Filing 3

ORDER TO TRANSFER CASE to Houston Division(Signed by Judge George C Hanks, Jr) Parties notified.(dperez, 3)

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United States District Court Southern District of Texas ENTERED UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS GALVESTON DIVISION DARIUS MITCHELL, et al, Plaintiffs, VS. M. ROESLER, et al, Defendants. § § § § § § § § December 01, 2017 David J. Bradley, Clerk CIVIL ACTION NO. 3:17-CV-366 ORDER TO TRANSFER State inmate Darius Mitchell (TDCJ #01490309) has filed a complaint alleging violations of his civil rights. Mitchell, who is of the Hindu faith, alleges that officials at the Ellis Unit of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (“TDCJ”) are unconstitutionally restricting his religious rights by denying him permission to wear a headband that covers his forehead (Dkt. 1 at pp. 3–4). TDCJ’s Ellis Unit is located in Walker County, which is located in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas. The Court will transfer these claims to that division. See 28 U.S.C. §§ 124(b)(2), 1391(b), 1404(a). The Court ORDERS the District Clerk to TRANSFER this case to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division. The Clerk will send a copy of this order to the parties. SIGNED at Galveston, Texas, this 1st day of December, 2017. ___________________________________ George C. Hanks Jr. United States District Judge 1/1

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