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

biblehub.com/john/1-25.htm

then asked John, "If you are not the Messiah nor Elijah nor the Prophet, why do you baptize?" Holman Christian Standard Bible So they asked him, "Why then do  ...

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John 1:25 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]. John 1:25, NIV: "questioned him, 'Why then do you baptize if you are not the Messiah, nor Elijah, nor the ...

www.rcfp.org/journals/news-media-and-law-fall-2015/white-paper-anonymous-civil-l

The use of pseudonyms in litigation “is without precedent in English or early American common law, when the pseudonym 'John Doe' was used only to ...

www.wired.com/2001/02/can-john-doe-stay-anonymous

Feb 21, 2001 ... What kind of lawsuit do you have when the plaintiff is happy to drop the charges and the defense attorneys wish they could have gone to trial?

www.bc.edu/content/dam/files/schools/law/bclawreview/pdf/50_5/04_lidsky.pdf

Abstract: This Article examines the evolution of the law governing libel suits against anonymous “John Doe” defendants based on Internet speech. Between ...

apps.cla.umn.edu/directory/items/publication/311752.pdf

Aug 17, 2011 ... BRINGING JOHN DOE TO COURT. 329 computers, cellular telephones, e- readers,1 game consoles,2 televisions,3 cars,4 and even ...