SHORT v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE

No. 3:16-cv-02917.

LARRY ZANE SHORT, Plaintiff, v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE, et al., Defendants.

United States District Court, M.D. Tennessee, Nashville Division.

Editors Note
Applicable Law: 42 U.S.C. § 1983
Cause: 42 U.S.C. § 1983 Civil Rights Act
Nature of Suit: 440 Civil Rights: Other
Source: PACER


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Larry Zane Short, Plaintiff, Pro Se.

U.S. Department of State, Defendant, represented by Sam Delk Kennedy, Jr. , U.S. Attorney's Office.

U.S. Department of Treasury, Defendant, represented by Sam Delk Kennedy, Jr. , U.S. Attorney's Office.

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Defendant, represented by Sam Delk Kennedy, Jr. , U.S. Attorney's Office.


ORDER

WAVERLY D. CRENSHAW, Jr., Chief District Judge.

The Magistrate Judge has entered a Report and Recommendation (Doc. No. 23) recommending that this case be transferred to the Western District of Tennessee. Having reviewed the matter in accordance with Rule 72 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the Court agrees with the recommended disposition because (1) Plaintiff has not shown that any events giving rise to his claims occurred in this District, (2) neither Defendants nor Plaintiff reside in this District, and (3) 28 U.S.C. § 1402 provides for venue in the District where a plaintiff resides or where the act or omission complained of occurred.

Accordingly, the Report and Recommendation (Docket No. 23) is ACCEPTED and APPROVED, Defendants' Motion to Dismiss for Improper Venue or in the Alternative Transfer Venue (Doc. No. 14) is GRANTED, and this case is hereby TRANSFERRED to the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.

It is SO ORDERED.


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