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"John Doe" (for males) and "Jane Doe" (for females) are multiple-use names that are used ... In other English-speaking countries, unique placeholder names, numbers or codenames have ... The Oxford English Dictionary states that John Doe is "the name given to the fictitious lessee of the plaintiff, in the (now obsolete in the ...

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Aug 12, 2016 ... During the hearing on the “placeholder” motion, plaintiff argued that it filed the motion to avoid the consequences of an unaccepted OJ under ...

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Sep 17, 2013 ... The real reason that plaintiffs' counsel file these motions is that they want to preclude the defendant from mooting the putative class action by ...

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The paper in which the defendant answers the claims of the plaintiff. ... In a civil case, these usually consist of a complaint filed by the plaintiff and an answer filed  ...

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May 10, 2018 ... fictitious plaintiff in a legal action, attested from 1768 (in Blackstone). ... law courts use "John", "Jane" Doe as the plaintiff's placeholder name?

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In civil cases, an affirmative defense may be asserted by a defendant or by a plaintiff in opposition to a counterclaim. An affirmative defense must be established ...

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Nov 11, 2015 ... Thus, plaintiff's counsel often draft the complaint using “John Doe” or ... of the defendant for the “John Doe” or “Jane Doe” placeholder after the ...

en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/placeholder

Definition of placeholder - a significant zero in the decimal representation of a number., an element of a sentence that is required by syntactic constraints.

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Sep 24, 2015 ... Wyeth, Inc.[1] “Plaintiffs initially served notices of deposition for their ... Those ' placeholder' notices did not provide a date, time, or location for ...