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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


chambers
n.
A judge’s private office.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


chambers
a judge's room or the offices of a barrister.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


chambers
A fancy word for a judge's office. It's usually close to the courtroom so that the judge can enter the court from behind the bench and not encounter people on the way. Trial court judges often schedule pretrial settlement conferences and other informal or sensitive meetings in chambers.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


chambers
A judge's private room or office wherein he or she hears motions, signs papers, and performs other tasks pertaining to his or her office when a session of the court, such as a trial, is not being held.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


chambers
I
A judge's private room or office wherein he or she hears motions, signs papers, and performs other tasks pertaining to his or her office when a session of the court, such as a trial, is not being held.
II A judge's private office. A hearing in chambers takes place in the judge's office outside of the presence of the jury and the public.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

chambers
n.
   the private office of a judge, usually close to the courtroom so that the judge can enter the court from behind the bench and not encounter people on the way. Judges hear some motions, discuss formal legal problems like jury instructions, or conduct hearings on sensitive matters such as adoptions "in chambers."
   See also: in camera, in chambers

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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