In camera

2 definitions found for this term.
Definitions are presented in the order source books were published (most recent first).


(Latin) In private; for example, a meeting held in private without public access; municipalities are usually limited by statute as to what subjects may be dealt with in camera; typically, only legal matters, including personnel issues and pending land acquisitions, are so handled.


A proceeding that takes place either in a judge’s chamber or a courtroom where all but the parties have been excluded so as to preserve confidentiality and privacy.

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