Cardozo Law School professor Myriam Gilles has a new article in the latest issue of the DePaul Law Review, "Class Dismissed: Contemporary Judicial Hostility to Small-Claims Consumer Class Actions."

Provocative title aside, Gilles’s article is ostensibly about the ascertainability requirement. That said, it seems remarkably unconcerned with cases that actually discuss ascertainability. (For example

On October 3, 2007, Joyce Huntley—who, like many Americans at one time or another—owed some creditors some money–picked up her phone to learn that if she did not immediately wire money for the debt via Western Union to The Law Office of Richard Clark, her wages would be garnished. The call was placed by Shirley