Lawyer Wants John Doe Named in Boys Town Abuse Case
Three Defendants Alleging Abuse at School [Omaha NE]
April 28, 2003

OMAHA, Neb. -- One of the men who has filed a lawsuit alleging he was sexually abused when he was a resident at Boys Town should not be allowed to proceed under the fictitious name John Doe.

So said attorney James Martin Davis, the Omaha attorney representing Boys Town. Davis filed a motion Monday in Douglas County District Court asking that the lawsuit be dismissed. It is one of three that has been filed against Boys Town alleging sexual abuse.

Davis said plaintiffs in Nebraska must use their real names unless the case involves a minor having an abortion or when the defendant agrees to the plaintiff maintaining anonymity.

Davis said he will not agree to John Doe remaining anonymous.

John Doe's attorney William Walker of Tucson, Arizona, said Davis is trying to use a technicality to shield Boys Town from legal action.

Previous Stories:

April 25, 2003: Third Lawsuit Alleges Sex Abuse At Boys Town
February 19, 2003: Alleged Abuser Dead In Case Against Girls And Boys Town
February 13, 2003: Team Launches Investigation Into Boys Town Charges
February 4, 2003: Priest On Leave Following Abuse Charge

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