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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Mandy held her hands and gagged her mouth while John Doe turned off the stove, laid her on the floor and pointed a knife at her.
"Plaintiff Bitmain brings this action against the as-yet-to-be-identified 'John Doe' thief who stole valuable Bitcoin (BTC) from Bitmain through unauthorized hacking/access into online accounts.
In mid-2016, DHS stopped listing "John Doe" on dependency or neglect petitions and began asking that an Affidavit of Parentage be completed in each case.
Harbour School has also pointed out that law enforcement did not pursue charges after the allegations made by John Doe in last months lawsuit.
Cases of estafa through the use of bouncing checks were filed with the fiscal's office in Tagbilaran on November 10 against Torralba, Merryjane Torralba, Lia Domingo, Ferrer Ramsi Torres, John Michael, and two others identified only as Jane Doe and John Doe.
Several years ago, the IRS started its successful takedown of secret Swiss banking with the use of a John Doe summons.
The UO's one-year suspension of the man - identified in court records as "John Doe" - was overturned in December by Lane County Circuit Court Judge Curtis Conover, who ruled that the university had disregarded its own procedures before it determined that the male student had committed a sexual assault.
You'll find more prescience in a superficially similar movie that winds up in a very different place : Meet John Doe, a 1941 film directed by Frank Capra and written by Robert Riskin.
For example, let us assume that John Doe owns an annuitant-driven contract on his wife, Jane Doe.
John Doe was injured when the automobile he was driving collided with one driven by Rachel Rowe.
Paige gets closer to working out the identity of her mysterious John Doe.
In May 2015, Elizondo was named secondarily in a lawsuit filed by a John Doe in Bexar County District Court in San Antonio.