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 Superiority (which requires a court to find "a class action is superior to other available methods for fairly and efficiently adjudicating the controversy") is an often-overlooked area of Rule 23, perhaps because these days, it comes with a nice long, non-exhaustive list of factors to consider, including:

(A) the class members’ interests in individually

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