CARTER v. SUPERINTENDENT, No. 1:2017cv00336 - Document 2 (S.D. Ind. 2017)

Court Description: OPINION AND ORDER: Court TRANSFERS this case to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. Signed by Chief Judge Philip P Simon on 2/1/2017. cc: Carter (tc) [Transferred from Indiana Northern on 2/2/2017.]
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CARTER v. SUPERINTENDENT Doc. 2 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF INDIANA SOUTH BEND DIVISION BOBBIE JO CARTER, ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Petitioner, vs. SUPERINTENDENT, Respondent. CAUSE NO. 1:17-CV-036-PPS-SLC OPINION AND ORDER Bobbie Jo Carter, a pro se prisoner, housed at the Indiana Women’s Prison, filed a habeas corpus petition challenging a disciplinary proceeding that was conducted by a Disciplinary Hearing Officer (DHO) at that facility, which is located in the geographical boundaries of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. [DE 1.] Because Carter was found guilty at—and is still housed in—a prison located within the jurisdiction of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, this case should have been brought there. “[I]n the interests of justice, a district court may transfer any civil action to any other district or division where it might have been brought.” 28 U.S.C. § 1404(a). For these reasons, this case is TRANSFERRED to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. SO ORDERED. ENTERED: February 1, 2017 _s/ Philip P. Simon__________________ PHILIP P. SIMON, CHIEF JUDGE Dockets.Justia.com UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 2
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