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Wolf v Fuddy(Hawaii-DOH) - Transcript of Proceedings - Obama's Birth Certificate Hearing - First Circuit Court of Hawaii

Wolf v Fuddy(Hawaii-DOH) - Transcript of Proceedings - Obama's Birth Certificate Hearing - First Circuit Court of Hawaii

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Wolf v Fuddy(Hawaii-DOH) - Transcript of Proceedings - Obama's Birth Certificate Hearing - First Circuit Court of Hawaii
Wolf v Fuddy(Hawaii-DOH) - Transcript of Proceedings - Obama's Birth Certificate Hearing - First Circuit Court of Hawaii

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MR.KING:

Excuseme.

WhenIsay

"cases,"it'stherecordsratherthanspecificcases

wouldindicatethat.

Recordsandtheonesrecitedin

thesecondparagraphofthecommentary,youknow,

recordsrelatingtotheDepartmentofSocialServices

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OfficialCourtReporter
FirstCircuitCourt
StateofHawaii

PERMISSIONTOCOPYDENIED,HRS606.13,etc.

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andHousing.

Obviouslythoserecordsareaboutaperson

notfiledbythatpersonnecessarily.

Samething

accidentreports,cancerrecordsandsoforth.

Sothese

arerecordsaboutapersonbutnotsaythesubjectofor

theowner,ifyouwill,ofthoserecords,nottheperson

whoactuallyproducestherecord,necessarily;orin

thiscasetherecordwasproducedbysomeoneelsebuton

behalfofthechildborn.

Childobviouslycan'tcreate

therecord,buttherecordwascreatedonhisbehalf.

THECOURT:

Sowhatauthoritydoyou

have,caselaworotherwise,tosuggestthatthechild

onabirthrecordhasaprivilegerecognizedunder

evidencerules?

MR.KING:

Ithinkcertainlyinthis

jurisdictionthatisacaseofnovelimpression.

I

don'tthinkthatthereisacase.

Onehastodoitby

logicalanalysis,ifyouwill,ofothercasesdecided,

othertypesofrecords.

THECOURT:

Youknow,wehavealotof

privacylawsandHIPAAisonethatcomestomind,

obviously.

FamilyCourthasprivacyrecords.

Sothose

maycreatecertainprivacyinterest,butwhatwe're

lookingathereisaprivilege.

Sowhoholdsthe

privilegeunder502?

MR.KING:

Well,theprivilegeisheldby

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OfficialCourtReporter
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StateofHawaii

PERMISSIONTOCOPYDENIED,HRS606.13,etc.

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theindividual,theowneroftherecord,ifyouwill,

thesubjectoftherecord.

Thedocumentsaremaintained

bytheDepartmentofHealth,buttheirinterestis,as

wehavepointedoutinour--inourbriefinginthe

commentary,onbehalfoftherecordownerorsubjectnot

ontheirownbehalf.

THECOURT:

You'resayingthatthe

DepartmentofHealthhasnointerestinmaintainingthe

confidentialityoftheserecords?

MR.KING:

No,theyhaveastatutory

obligationtodoso.

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