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R.I. Supreme Court Orders Review Of Subpoena For Psychiatric Records Under Confidentiality Of Health Care Information Act

In a case concerning the discovery of psychiatric records, the Rhode Island Supreme Court has remanded the matter to the Superior Court for additional findings pursuant to the Confidentiality of Health Care Information Act ("CHCIA"), R.I.G.L 5-37.3-1, et seq. The issue arose in the context of a convicted murder's habeas corpus proceeding and his attempt to discover the psychiatric records of a witness in his criminal trial.