- The Cook County Board today approved a $55.3 million settlement in a class-action civil lawsuit alleging that thousands of inmates at the county jail were improperly strip searched.
- “Thanksgiving travelers who haven’t flown recently will for the first time encounter full-body scans that can see under clothing or ‘enhanced pat-downs.’ … ‘They were up and down my leg, my groin, my crotch,’ he said after landing in Chicago. ‘In front of everyone. No closed doors. I’m very angry,’ said Hummel, 59, who planned to file a complaint against the TSA. ‘I thought we lived in the U.S. It’s a police state now.'” — Up in arms over airport security
- “Illegal immigrants can get in-state tuition at California colleges if they graduated from a high school in the state, the California Supreme Court ruled.” — California Supreme Court OKs In-State Tuition for Illegal Immigrants
- British Government Pays Compensation to Former Guantanamo Detainees. Is the face-palm in the illustrating photo a deliberate commentary?