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Johan Santana seeks suit dismissal

Updated: November 3, 2010, 12:59 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

Johan Santana's attorney will argue on Monday afternoon for the dismissal of the civil lawsuit against the New York Mets left-hander on the grounds the plaintiff cannot remain anonymous.

Even if Judge Michael T. McHugh ultimately grants that motion in Lee County, Fla., the plaintiff -- currently referred to as Jane Doe in court filings -- would be permitted to file an amended complaint that reveals her identity.

The validity of plaintiffs remaining anonymous in civil proceedings ...

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