in camera[in kam′ər ə]
- in a judge's private office rather than in open court
- in closed session, as a committee meeting or hearing not open to the public; secretly
Origin of in cameraClassical Latin in chamber
- In secret; privately.
- Law In private in a judge's chambers or in a courtroom without spectators from the public present.
Origin of in cameraNew Latin in camerā : Latin in, in + Late Latin camerā, ablative of camera, chamber.
Latin in camerā, meaning "in the chamber".
in camera - Legal Definition
In the judge’s chambers; implying a private, closed, or informal hearing or conference before the judge.