en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fictitious_defendants

A fictitious defendant is a person that cannot be identified by the plaintiff before a lawsuit is ... This article does not cite any sources. ... However, the plaintiff may not, through the action of the fictitious defendants or the other defendants to the ...

does are unknown defendants. they are pled to protect the right to substitute later other defendants if it becomes necessary.

Nov 18, 2014 ... The term 1 through 10 is used in American English and I take it as meaning "one to ten ... "To" has the same ambiguity problem as it does in AE.

Oct 24, 2010 ... A: "Does", "John Doe" or "Jane Doe" are placeholder name used in legal actions for people whose true identity is unknown or must be withheld ...

www.oag.ca.gov/system/files/attachments/press_releases/n1488_brown_sues_pacifistaff_complaint.pdf

Nov 6, 2007 ... 1. This action is brought by the Plaintiff, the People of the State of ... 10 herein as Does 1 through 50, inclusive, and therefore sues said ...

JOHN AND JANE DOES 1 THROUGH 100,. JOHN DOE CORPORATIONS 1 THROUGH 10, and. OTHER JOHN DOE ENTITIES 1 THROUGH 10, all whose true ...

www.bibleref.com/1-John/3/1-John-3-10.html

1 John 3:10, NIV: "This is how we know who the children of God are and who ... John summarizes his teachings in verses 1 through 9 with two characteristics.

dcslapplaw.com/state-cases/burke-v-does-1-10

Burke v. Does 1-10, No. 2012-ca-7525 (DC Superior Court). Importance: In the first case involving a special motion to quash under the DC anti-SLAPP statute, ...

www.quora.com/Why-does-10-1-1-10

By the same token, we know that $\frac{a^b}{a^c} = a^{b-c}$. We can then go through the following steps: [math]a^{-1} = a^{1-2} = \frac{a^1}{a^2...