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 ...

pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/files/VPcomplaint.pdf

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

richardharrislaw.com/john-doe-defendant-how-to-sue-an-unknown-person

Jul 8, 2015 ... Fortunately, there is a way around this: naming a John Doe defendant. This article will help you understand what steps are done if one can't ...

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

Definition of John Doe lawsuit in the Legal Dictionary - by Free online English dictionary and encyclopedia. What is John Doe lawsuit? Meaning of John Doe ...

www.quora.com/What-is-a-John-Doe-lawsuit

A "John Doe" lawsuit is a lawsuit in which one or more of the parties are unknown or unidentified at the time of filing, and in place of their names "John" or "Jane" ...

www.theguardian.com/us-news/ng-interactive/2016/sep/14/john-doe-files-scott-walker-corporate-cash-american-politics

Sep 14, 2016 ... Leaked court documents from 'John Doe investigation' in Wisconsin lay bare pervasive influence of corporate cash on modern US elections.

www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/sep/14/corporate-cash-john-doe-files-scott-walker-wisconsin

Sep 14, 2016 ... The pervasive influence of corporate cash in the democratic process, and the ... The John Doe files amount to 1,500 pages of largely unseen ...

www.nytimes.com/2001/03/16/technology/virginia-courts-decision-in-online-john-doe-case-hailed-by.html

Mar 16, 2001 ... Virginia Court's Decision in Online 'John Doe' Case Hailed by ... parties filing such John Doe cybersmear suits have been corporations that feel ...

repository.law.umich.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1188&context=mttlr

Corporate Cybersmear: Employers File John Doe. Defamation Lawsuits Seeking the Identity of. Anonymous Employee Internet Posters. Margo E. K. Reder.