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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Doe

The names "John Doe" or "John Roe" for men, "Jane Doe" or "Jane Roe" for women, "Johnny ... Other fictitious names for a person involved in litigation under English law were John-Noakes, or John Noakes/Nokes and John-a-Stiles/John Stiles. ... Unlike in the United States the name (John) Doe does not actually appear in ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fictitious_defendants

A fictitious defendant is a person that cannot be identified by the plaintiff before a lawsuit is commenced. Commonly this person is identified as "John Doe" or " Jane Doe". ... This article does not cite any sources. ... contrived names such as John Doe in the title of proceedings and identify the person's role in the lawsuit in the ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Placeholder_name

Placeholder names are words that can refer to objects or people whose names are temporarily .... In the United States and Canada, John Doe and the variations Jane Doe (for females) ... Main article: indefinite and fictitious numbers ... 1A1 (a real postal code for Lower Battery Road, St. John's, Newfoundland) and K1A 0B2  ...

mentalfloss.com/article/29996/why-are-unidentified-people-called-john-or-jane-doe

Feb 15, 2012 ... The John Doe custom was born out of a strange and long since ... Frequently, landlords named the fictitious parties in their actions John Doe (the .... 3. BRINISH. The earliest uses of brinish are waterlogged, referring to ...

www.cozen.com/admin/files/publications/subro_102110.pdf?embed

Oct 21, 2010 ... CODE § 9(h). An amendment substituting the defendant's actual name for John Doe relates back when (1) the original complaint adequately ...

legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/John+Doe+lawsuit

What does John Doe lawsuit mean in law? ... If no substitution of a real name for a Doe has been made by the time of trial, usually the fictitious defendants are ...

www.cleveland.com/open/index.ssf/2010/06/ohio_supreme_court_clarifies_r.html

Jun 8, 2010 ... O'Donnell said while a plaintiff could file a suit using fictitious names for ... Erwin decided to replace the John Does with Dr. William V. Swoger ...

www.cfp2002.org/proceedings/proceedings/vogel.pdf

Unmasking “John Doe” Defendants: The Case For Caution in .... fictitious name defendants (i.e., John Does) and allow plaintiffs to engage in discovery to identify  ...

registryofpseudonyms.com/an_anonymous_or_unknown_person.html

Jackie Joe Jane Doe Jane Poe Jane Roe Joe Bloggs Joe Public John Doe ... The name 'John Doe' for males, 'Jane Doe' for females, or the ... early as the reign of King Edward III (1312–1377), 'John Doe' sometimes spelled 'Doo', along with ... John Doe was the name given to the fictitious lessee of the plaintiff, in the mixed ...