"in camera" (Latin)

by Craig Shrives

What does the Latin term in camera mean?

"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.
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