John Doe


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John Doe

n. 1) a fictitious name used for a possible male defendant who is unknown at the time a complaint is filed to start a lawsuit. 2) the temporary fictitious name given to an unidentified hospitalized or dead man. (See: fictitious defendants, Jane Doe)

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If the IP address leads to a proxy server, the chances of tracking down John Doe are low.
John Doe -- Advisor for International Cooperation; 3.
ACES: From left: Kim Rogers, John Doe, Teresa Watkins and Ken Jones
a consistent nationwide standard for John Doe subpoenas will ensure
Borgmann interrupted Eckler's train of thought by suddenly enquiring how old the said John Doe had been in 1996.
Also, the indictment said Hey used "merchandise transfer reports" to fraudulently transfer audio equipment and cameras to John Doe for his personal use.
Michael Thackeray and his team learn of a John Doe murder at the same time Bradfield Gazette reporter Laura Ackroyd intercedes when a mob of young Brits assault two Pakistani women.
The person Jackson perceived could put out this (public relations) fire was John Doe, and his family,' the prosecutor said, referring to the alleged victim.
At the same time as filing the latest John Doe suits, Microsoft has amended three of the suits it filed in December to list the real names of the companies and people it thinks are behind spam attacks on its servers.
Aside from an alleged love of file-sharing, all the defendants have one other thing in common, at least for now: They are all named John Doe.
Do not write, "It is my opinion that John Doe committed fraud.
Was there negligence on the part of Plaintiff, JOHN DOE, which was a legal cause of his damage?