"in camera" (Latin)

What does the Latin term in camera mean?

homesitemapA-Z Latin terms in camera
"In camera" is a Latin term that translates to "in private" or "in a closed session." It is used to describe a legal proceeding or meeting that takes place in a private setting, typically without the presence of the general public or with restricted access.

Examples in Sentences

Here are three example sentences using the term "in camera":
  • The sensitive nature of the discussion required the board of directors to hold the meeting in camera, ensuring confidentiality.
  • The court decided to hear the testimony of the minor victim in camera to protect their privacy and well-being.
  • The judge ruled that the documents should be reviewed in camera to determine their admissibility as evidence.
in camera (meaning)

Previous and Next Terms

Test Your Knowledge of Latin Terms

More Latin Terms

author logo

This page was written by Craig Shrives.

You might also like...

Help us improve...

Was something wrong with this page?

Use #gm to find us quicker.

Create a QR code for this, or any, page.

confirmatory test