Chambers

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Definition: Chambers


Chambers

Quick Summary of 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.




What is the dictionary definition of Chambers?

Dictionary Definition


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.


Full Definition of Chambers


Business transacted in a private setting is said to be done “in chambers.”


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Chambers are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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