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in camera

noun, Law.
1.
camera (def 5).
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; < New Latin: literally, in a chamber; see camera
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  • Anybody may sit in the courts' public galleries, unless a case is being tried in camera.
  • Basically, it would be nothing more than a built-in camera connection kit.
  • The trial court held an in camera hearing on the admissibility of this evidence.
  • They should try to work in camera stores or photo studios.
  • In this case, the district court reviewed in camera not the allegedly privileged material, but other evidence intended.
  • The in camera hearing shall be recorded and the court shall set forth its reasons for its ruling.
  • Services records be disclosed to the trial court for an in camera inspection.
  • We remand this case to the circuit court with the instruction to perform an in camera review of the e-mails.
British Dictionary definitions for in camera

in camera

/ɪn ˈkæmərə/
adverb, adjective
1.
in a private or secret session; not in public
2.
(law, formerly)
  1. in the privacy of a judge's chambers
  2. in a court not open to the public Official name in chambers
Word Origin
Latin: in the chamber
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