United States District Court, E.D. Washington
April 29, 2014
JOEL CHRISTOPHER HOLMES, Petitioner,
MAGGIE MILLER-STOUT, Respondent.
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION AND ORDER TRANSFERING ACTION TO WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON
ROSANNA MALOUF PETERSON, Chief District Judge.
Magistrate Judge Rodgers filed a Report and Recommendation on April 1, 2014, recommending Mr. Holmes' federal habeas action be transferred to the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington in accordance with policy and pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2241(d). Mr. Holmes is challenging a King County conviction. The Court noted that to the extent Petitioner may be challenging the conditions of his confinement, he is free to file a separate civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 in the Eastern District of Washington.
There being no objections, the Court ADOPTS the Report and Recommendation, ECF No. 6. IT IS ORDERED this action is TRANSFERRED to the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington.
IT IS SO ORDERED. The District Court Executive is directed to enter this Order, and forward a copy to Petitioner. The District Court Executive is further directed to forward this file with a copy of this Order to the Clerk of the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington and close the file in this district.