a fictitious name used in legal proceedings for a female party whose true name is not known.
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How to use Jane Doe in a sentence
Two Los Angeles residents have solved the mystery of Croatia’s Jane Doe—identifying the woman who was found wrapped in a sheet on a rocky island who spoke perfect English but did not know her own name.Mystery Amnesia Woman in Croatia Was Once Described as a Hollywood Jeweler to the Stars | Noor Ibrahim, Barbie Latza Nadeau | September 22, 2021 | The Daily Beast
For Jane Doe though, she was heading into yet another nightmare.
Daniels, 28, was allegedly the first to force “Jane Doe” to perform sexual acts on johns.
And though Wright kept a low profile for almost a year, he managed to solicit “Jane Doe” on online escort pages.
Once he was wearing bracelets, Wright quickly confessed to knowing that “Jane Doe” was a minor, according to court papers.
According to the complaint, John Doe and Jane Doe were at a party on September 13, during which people were drinking.Is UMass-Amherst Biased Against Male Students in Title IX Assault Cases? | Emily Shire | August 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST