(HC) Martin v. Warden

2:18-cv-01958 | E.D. Cal. | Aug 15, 2018

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ROBERT TIM MARTIN, No. 2:18-cv-1958-EFB P Petitioner, v. ORDER WARDEN, Respondent. Petitioner is a federal prisoner without counsel. He appears to be seeking a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2241. He is confined to the United States Penitentiary, Atwater, in Merced County, California. He has paid the filing fee.

Merced County is part of the Fresno Division of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California. See Local Rule 120(d). Pursuant to Local Rule 120(f), a civil action which has not been commenced in the proper division of a court may, on the court’s own motion, be transferred to the proper division of that court. As a petition under § 2241 “must be addressed to the district court which has jurisdiction over [petitioner] or his custodian,” Brown v. United States , 610 F.2d 672" date_filed="1980-01-03" court="9th Cir." case_name="Richard Duane Brown v. United States">610 F.2d 672, 677 (9th Cir.1980), this action will be transferred to the Fresno Division of this court. ///// /////

Accordingly, it is hereby ordered that: 1. This action is transferred to the district court in Fresno. 2. The Clerk of Court shall assign a new case number. 3. All future filings shall bear the new case number and shall be filed at:
United States District Court Eastern District of California 2500 Tulare Street Fresno, CA 93721
Dated: August 14, 2018. 2