Lewis v. Sacramento County District Attorney Office

Northern District of California, cand-4:2015-cv-01935

ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE. Case transferred to the Eastern District of California. Signed by Magistrate Judge Kandis A. Westmore on 5/14/15.

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1 2 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 3 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 4 KEVIN D. LEWIS, 5 Case No. 15-cv-01935-KAW (PR) Plaintiff, 6 v. 7 ORDER OF TRANSFER SACRAMENTO COUNTY DISTRICT 8 ATTORNEY OFFICE, et al., 9 Defendants. 10 Plaintiff Kevin D. Lewis, a state prisoner incarcerated at the California State Prison in 11 Lancaster, California, has filed a civil rights action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 asserting claims 12 against the Sacramento County District Attorney's office and its employees. Northern District of California United States District Court 13 When jurisdiction is not founded solely on diversity, venue is proper in the district in 14 which (1) any defendant resides, if all of the defendants reside in the same State, (2) the district in 15 which a substantial part of the events or omissions giving rise to the claim occurred, or a 16 substantial part of property that is the subject of the action is situated, or (3) a judicial district in 17 which any defendant may be found, if there is no district in which the action may otherwise be 18 brought. See 28 U.S.C. § 1391(b). 19 The acts complained of in this complaint occurred in Sacramento and Defendants are 20 located in Sacramento, which is in the Eastern District of California. Venue, therefore, properly 21 lies in the Eastern District of California, not in this one. See 28 U.S.C. § 1391(b). 22 Accordingly, in the interest of justice and pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1406(a), this action is 23 TRANSFERRED to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California. The 24 Clerk of the Court shall terminate all motions and transfer the case forthwith. 25 IT IS SO ORDERED. 26 Dated: May 14, 2015 27 ______________________________________ KANDIS A. WESTMORE 28 United States Magistrate Judge