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Kelsie Overton earned her J.D. (magna cum laude) from Washington University School of Law, where she served as a senior editor of the Washington University Law Review. She was a Dean’s Fellow and graduated with a certificate in Public Interest Law. While in law school, Kelsie was a member of the women’s law caucus and served on the public service advisory board. Kelsie received CALI Excellence for the Future awards in Legal Practice, Health Law, Education, Equality, and Fairness, and the Immigration Law Clinic. She was also inducted into the Order of the Coif.

Spam or Class Action Refund? Consumers Can’t TellTwo recent studies by the FTC show that some methods for notifying potential class members of class action settlements are not as effective as courts and counsel might believe. In September, the FTC published a report on two studies it conducted surrounding the effectiveness of combined class certification and settlement notices.

The Administrator Study compared