Jane Doe


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Jane Doe

n. 1) a fictitious name used for a possible female 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 woman. (See: fictitious defendants, John Doe)

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En un delito similar, cometido contra "Jane Doe 3", participo la tercera acusada en el caso, Susana Medina Oaxaca.
"I think at some point, the state realized they were out of procedural maneuvers to delay the trial, and when we were all looking at actually getting in front of a jury, the facts of the case and the impact on Jane Doe was pretty undeniable, including to the state," Ringsmuth said.
Jane Doe's allegations were contained in a lawsuit involving 10 named plaintiffs, including a woman who released a video in September that shows Weinstein boldly propositioning her during a 2011 business meeting hours before she says he raped her in a hotel room.
Backpage.com and several of its former employees, including two of its founders, were also named as defendants in Jane Doe's lawsuit.
[U.S.A.], May 10 ( ANI ): A woman, named Jane Doe, has filed a lawsuit against singer Chris Brown and two others after she was allegedly held down and sexually assaulted at his home.
Proceeds from the event benefit Jane Doe Advocacy Center, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit legal service center for survivors of sexual violence.
In November the Justice Department filed a 29 page petition, arguing that "the ACLU misled the United States as to the timing of Jane Doe's abortion," according to Justice Department spokesman Devin O'Malley.
JANE DOE: I think it was, it is, the very culture of policing that allows its members to identify like that, that allows the majority of civilians to see police officers as our protectors, as the "good guys."
Circuit decided that Jane Doe could access abortion services immediately.
John Smith") 72% of the time; men used women's professional title just 49% of the time (i.e., "Jane Doe").
But the woman - named only as "Jane Doe" - claims Johnson "violently attacked her, causing severe physical and psychological injury".