in camera

Definition of "in camera"
  1. A Latin phrase meaning a legal proceeding held privately with the judge, often to protect victims and witnesses, particularly children, from public exposure
How to use "in camera" in a sentence
  1. To safeguard the child's identity, the judge decided to have the hearing in camera.
  2. Given the sensitive nature of the evidence, the trial was conducted in camera.
  3. The court chose to review the evidence in camera, due to its confidential nature.

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