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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The only thing that can keep John Doe from jumping to his death is the John Does themselves.
22(a)] On that defense, the issue for you to decide is whether John Doe was himself negligent in the operation of his vehicle and, if so, whether that negligence was a contributing legal cause of injury or damage to John Doe.
I'd like to think our John Doe is a little more sane than theirs, but I guess that's just my opinion.
To return to John Doe, we have no evidence for fictitious persons in the early Irish legal tradition, from whom John Doe and Richard Roe might be thought to descend.
If John Doe enters the Internet through a wireless hotspot, there is a good chance that he or she will remain anonymous because the hotspot's router logs will probably be overwritten by the time you reach them.
After a few days and several unreturned calls to the attorney, I received a check for all open invoices with the attorney's letter restating that his client, John Doe Widget Company was indeed solvent.
Despite their importance, John Doe subpoenas have no such single
Gerle describes Meet John Doe as "Capra's flawed master-piece," but he notes that the movie's salient message--"how politics can co-opt the media and take it over, if the media isn't paying attention"--resonates strongly in the information-crazed 21st century.
Also, the indictment said Hey used "merchandise transfer reports" to fraudulently transfer audio equipment and cameras to John Doe for his personal use.
Example: Sponsored by ACPE member John Doe, MD, MMM
In August, a "member of the American Library Association" known only as John Doe filed a federal lawsuit after receiving a National Security Letter (NSL) from the FBI.
Whether Georgiou's John Doe leaning precipitously over a balcony, his arms hanging down, is expressing some sort of inner despair, practicing the latest exercise fad, or simply trying to reach something he's dropped is not really the point, just as in another painting it is pointless to wonder whether he's preparing for sex, prayer, or something else as he kneels with his arms on a bed, naked but for his shoes and socks.