John Doe


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Forensics A name which may be assigned to a male admitted to hospital without identification or an unidentified male decedent

John Doe

A generic name for a nameless ♂, used in clinical and forensic medicine, as a temporary identifier for persons without identification. See Jane Doe.

John Doe

, Jane Doe
1. In law, a fictitious name used when that of the actual defendant is unknown.
2. Name assigned to an unidentified patient (e.g., one admitted to a hospital in a coma) or to an unidentified corpse brought to the hospital for confirmation of death.
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Nonetheless, in the recent Coinbase case, several John Does have come forward seeking to intervene in the litigation on an anonymous basis; whether they will be allowed to do so is not yet clear.
"In this case I do find, based on my position here, that the procedural protections were not properly afforded to John Doe," Conover said at the hearing, according to an official audio recording of the proceeding obtained from the court.
[401.21] If the greater weight of the evidence does not support John Doe's claim, your verdict should be for Rachel Rowe.
We had a couple of meetings and nutted out a very loose outline for John Doe. The outline was a lot thinner than what I usually like to start with but I just wanted to get on with it, so I bashed out a draft in about two weeks and then the real work started.
(11) Part IV details the history of John Doe indictments prior to the use of DNA technology through the present.
The whole of it is at present become a mere matter of form; and John Doe and Richard Roe are always returned as the standing pledges for this purpose.
The ability to track down the anonymous blogger should be one of the primary issues that should be considered by counsel in deciding whether to pursue an action against John Doe. There are two sides to this issue--legal and technical.
My purpose of recalling Capra's original plot and Gary Cooper and Amitabh Bachchan's portrayals of John Doe, isn't the least to denigrate Anna or the issue of corruption he has so tellingly raised.
Among the sections that would continue are the "John Doe roving wiretap" provision that allows law enforcement to conduct surveillance without identifying the person or location being investigated; Section 215 (the "library records" provision), which allows the government to gain access to "any tangible thing" during investigations; and the "lone wolf" provision which permits surveillance of noncitizens who are not affiliated with any terrorist organizations.
Krasev, aka Jason Evers, aka "John Doe," filed a motion earlier this month in federal court asking for authorization to marry at Multnomah County's Inverness Jail.