Jane Doe


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Jane Doe

 (jān′ dō′) or Jane Roe (rō′)
n.
1. Used as a name in legal proceedings to designate an unknown woman or girl or to protect the identity of a known woman or girl.
2. An average or ordinary woman.

Jane′ Doe′

(ˈdʒeɪn ˈdoʊ)
n.
a fictitious name used in legal proceedings for a female whose name is unknown.
Compare John Doe.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Jane Doe - an unknown or fictitious woman who is a party to legal proceedings
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
party - a person involved in legal proceedings; "the party of the first part"
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If Jane does not get well soon, we will call in Mr.
com/catherineveatch/status/923042642815991809) tweeted to Trump: "If your administration does not set the Jane Doe who wants to get an abortion free to do that, p***y will grab back
Circuit ruled Tuesday that Jane Doe, as she is identified in court filings, could immediately have the abortion she requested, and before the federal government could appeal the decision to the U.
Caption: I am Jane Doe by Mary Mazzio examines the battle between the website Backpage and those who claim to have been abducted and sex trafficked as a result of sex ads on the site.
com)-- Nationally-known plaintiffs' employment rights law firm Helmer Friedman LLP, announced today that Jane Doe has sued Air Hollywood, The Pan Am Experience, and Talaat Captan for alleged sexual harassment and retaliation.
The two others remain anonymous as Jane Doe and John Doe.
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The student, known publicly only as Jane Doe, had alleged she was raped in March 2014 by three UO basketball players.
The court document says: "Epstein also sexually trafficked the thenminor Jane Doe [a name used in US legal proceedings for people with anonymity], making her available for sex to politically connected and financially powerful people.
The court document alleges: "Epstein also sexually trafficked the thenminor Jane Doe [a name used in US legal proceedings for people with anonymity], making her available for sex to politically connected and financially powerful people.
Another victim, identified only as Jane Doe, told the judge that Anastasio Romero-Perez made her tattoo his name on her stomach and then called her his property.