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 ...

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Defendants identified at this juncture as John and Jane Doe defendants. ... Upon information and belief, Defendants John Doe Corporations 1 through 10.

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John Doe fictitious. Personal ... "Does [which is plural for "Doe"] 1-25" simply refers to any defendants whom the plaintiff has yet to identify. More.

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counsel, hereby sues Defendants JOHN DOE 1 a/k/a “Jeff Adams,” JOHN DOE 2 ... contact James Jackson (John Doe 2) at the Fraud Protection Agency to report ...

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the John Does, it contacts them with a settlement demand. .... complaint alleging that all the listed John Does have used BitTorrent to in- ...... Does 1-5, No.

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Sep 4, 2018 ... PHILADELPHIA — A New Jersey resident is suing Brian Nocenti and John Does 1-5, Pennsylvania collector, citing alleged breach of contract, ...

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Amendment right to participate anonymously in public debate. On the other hand, companies want John Doe held accountable when his post- ings harm them.

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Named as defendants were Lake Shore Steel Company (“Lake Shore”), Alsteel Fabricators, Inc., Grove Manufacturing Company, and “John Doe 1-5.

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Nov 11, 2014 ... leave to amend her Complaint, replacing Deputies John Doe 1-3 with. Screws ...... 177 See discussion supra notes 1-5 and accompanying text.