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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OTHER JOHN DOE ENTITIES 1 THROUGH 10, all whose true names are unknown,. Defendants. COMPLAINT. Plaintiff, Video Professor, Inc. ("VPI"), through ...

answers.justia.com/question/2010/10/24/definition-does-1-100-inclusive-726

Oct 24, 2010 ... Read 1 Answer from lawyers to definition of DOES 1 - 100 inclusive ... A: "Does", " John Doe" or "Jane Doe" are placeholder name used in legal ... are up to 100 additional parties (fictitious defendants) to the legal action that ...

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In a civil action the plaintiff will typically identify "Doe" defendants. This is an abbreviation of the term "John Doe" and represents a fictitious ...

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Apr 24, 2012 ... The complaint also alleges that defendants John Does 1– .... JOHN DOE DEFENDANTS AND DIVERSITY JURISDICTION. Federal courts are ...

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Aug 3, 2004 ... Amongst an array of other defendants, also named are "Does 1 through 100". I take it this is "Does" as in John Doe. I suspect also that this is ...

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Oct 15, 2013 ... Well this sounds like a hopelessly obscure topic. Arcane it may be, lacking in meaning it is not. And if the courts get it wrong, it is yet another ...

scholars.law.unlv.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1638&context=nlj

amendment to the claim or party set out in a complaint filed within the statute ...... There was no attempt to sue John Doe defendants in Krupski; the amend-.

www.calbizlit.com/cal_biz_lit/2009/12/suing-the-unknown-defendant-how-the-doe-device-works.html

Dec 14, 2009 ... Suing The Unknown Defendant: How The Doe Device Works .... Dorsett's mother sued Sandoz and Doe defendants for wrongful death arising ... to just name John Does 1-100, you must describe the John Doe defendants by ...