SUBPOENAS

Effective Date: 
Fri, 09/04/2020
Reviewed: 
Wed, 03/17/2021
Policy: 

Subpoena Requests

A subpoena is a request for the production of documents to appear in court or other legal proceeding. It is court-ordered command that essentially requires you to do something, such as testify or present information that may help support the facts that are at issue in a pending case. The term "subpoena" literally means "under penalty".

All subpoena requests are processed by the UCSC Information Practices Department.

Subpoena requests are not accepted at Student Health Services.

All are to be directed to Information Practices - Located at the Chancellor’s office in Kerr Hall.

Procedure: 

1. Server presents at registration or Medical Records - Do not engage - contact the Health Information Systems Administrator (HISA) STAT, if out of office contact Business & Information Systems Director. If unable to contact page another manager or supervisor.

2. Server will be directed to the Chancellors office. Under no circumstances are we to accept/sign for the subpoena.

Telephone Call:

Phone call is received requesting information in regards to a subpoena, forward to the HISA at 459-1628.

FAX:
Subpoena is received via fax; notify the HISA immediately, if HISA is out of office contact the Business & Information Systems Director, who will forward.

MAIL:
Subpoena is received via U.S. Mail; Notify the HISA immediately, if HISA is out of office the Business & Information Systems Director, who will forward to the Chancellors office.