in camera

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See also: incamera

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin in camerā (in the chamber).

Adverb[edit]

in camera (not comparable)

  1. In secret or in private (in an enclosed room, behind closed doors).
  2. (law) Without the presence of the public or the media (in court)
    • 2011, M. R. Hall, The Disappeared: A Jenny Cooper Mystery, →ISBN, page 309:
      Ma'am, I must protest most strongly your decision to conduct this inquest in camera.
    • 2014, John Snape, California Evidence Code 2014, →ISBN, page 43:
      Any transcription of the proceedings at the in camera hearing, as well as any physical evidence presented at the hearing, shall be ordered sealed by the court, and only a court may have access to its contents.
    • 2018, Kate Atkinson, Transcription, →ISBN, page 293:
      An inquest in camera and they would all be vindicated.
    The trial was held in camera because the accused was a minor.

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