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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John Doe fictitious. .... "Does" are named in the complaint so that if the attorney discovers after the lawsuit is filed the name of someone who ...

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Yes, to reiterate, a "DOE" defendant, as in "John Doe" is a defendant that is sued under that name because there may be people who you have ...

www.justice.gov/osg/brief/snyder-v-john-does-1-5

Jul 7, 2017 ... John Does, #1-5. Docket number: 16-768. Supreme Court Term: 2016 Term. Federal Court: Supreme Court. Court Level: Supreme Court.

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John 1:5 New International Version (NIV). 5 The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. Footnotes: John 1:5 Or understood ...

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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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Plaintiff Microsoft Corporation (“Microsoft”) brings this action against JOHN DOES . 1-20. ... Fraud and Abuse Act (1 8 U.S.C. 3 1030(a)), and the Lanham Act (1 5.

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collectively referred to as "John Does"] are unknown to the Plaintiff, who therefore ... John Does 1-5 as either joint tortfeasors or possible additional liable parties.

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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.