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What is an "In-Camera" review by a judge?



An 'in-camera' review is a private viewing by the judge handling the case who will be reviewing documents or evidence in the case. Typically, one side will demand that something be disclosed that has not yet been disclosed or exchanged. 

The attorney who is trying to prevent this information from coming out, or trying to get it into evidence before the other attorneys see it will likely ask the judge to review it first and render a   Decision about whether this has to be disclosed.

In camera, simply means a private review by the judge who will then render a decision on whether this information must be disclosed to the other attorneys in the case.