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Case 2:13-cv-01899-AC Document 4 Filed 09/19/13 Page 1 of 2

















UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA

HERMAN MICHAEL COVARRUBIAS,

No. 2:13-cv-1899 AC P

Petitioner,

v.

PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF
CALIFORNIA,

Respondent.



ORDER





Petitioner, a state prisoner proceeding pro se, has filed an application for a writ of habeas

corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254.

The application attacks a conviction issued by the Santa Clara County Superior Court.

While both this court and the United States District Court in the district where petitioner was

convicted have jurisdiction, see Braden v. 30th Judicial Circuit Court, 410 U.S. 484 (1973), any

and all witnesses and evidence necessary for the resolution of petitioner’s application are more

readily available in Santa Clara County. Id. at 499 n.15; 28 U.S.C. § 2241(d).

Accordingly, in the furtherance of justice, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that this matter is

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Case 2:13-cv-01899-AC Document 4 Filed 09/19/13 Page 2 of 2

transferred to the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.

DATED: September 18, 2013










AC:009/md/cova1899.108


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