Tovia Smith appears in the following:
Monday, September 21, 2015
A new massive survey of U.S. college students finds that nearly one in four female students was sexually assaulted during their years on campus, which shows the problem is even more prevalent than some previous data suggested. This survey of 27 campuses also is the first to enable broad school-by-school comparisons, and it shows some of the most prominent state schools and prestigious Ivy Leagues as having the most serious problems.
Wednesday, September 02, 2015
Some say the results of the poll conducted by Rutgers University are unreliable because only 30 percent of students filled out the survey, and questions were broadly framed.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
It was once a tiny niche market, but it's now an exploding industry as schools look to comply with new rules that require them to offer programs to raise awareness and lower risk.
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
This week, New York became the second state to enact an affirmative consent law, meant to combat campus sexual assault. The law requires all colleges and universities to have a policy that "only 'yes' means 'yes' " - stricter than the old-time "'no' means 'no.' "
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Advocates concede it may be more challenging to rally public support and dollars for causes that may be less obvious or visceral than marriage.
Thursday, June 04, 2015
Family members are demanding an investigation into the fatal police shooting of a Boston man believed to have been plotting a terrorist attack on police.
Monday, May 11, 2015
The jury in the Boston Marathon bomber case is just days away from starting its sentencing deliberations. The defense rested its case on Monday after Sister Prejean testified.
Friday, May 08, 2015
Also in this week's #NPRReads, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's elementary school teacher recalls the Boston bomber, a profile of Ohio's governor, Judaism in South Dakota and putting a face on the refugee crisis.
Monday, May 04, 2015
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appeared to tear up as his relatives from Russia testified Monday.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Jurors deciding the fate of convicted Boston marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will hear more from defense attorneys. They are making the case that Tsarnaev does not deserve the death penalty.
Monday, April 27, 2015
The sentencing phase in convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial continues on Monday. The defense will start making its case that he should not be put to death.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
A Boston jury is weighing whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should be put to death for his crimes.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Jurors in the case of convicted Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are hearing arguments about whether he should receive the death penalty or life without parole.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
The sentencing phase in convicted Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev begins Tuesday. The jury will have to decide whether to sentence Tsarnaev to the death penalty or life in prison.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Bostonians marked the second anniversary of the marathon bombing Wednesday, all while awaiting the sentencing phase of convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to begin.
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was charged with 30 counts, and he's expected to be found guilty of most of them. The defense said there would have been no attack if it hadn't been for his older brother, Tamerlan.
Monday, April 06, 2015
The defense and prosecution in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev delivered closing arguments Monday.
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
The defense rested its case Tuesday in the trial of admitted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Because of holidays and judicial housekeeping duties, the trial won't resume until next week.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The defense rested its case Tuesday in the trial of admitted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The trial will continue Monday with closing arguments.
Monday, March 30, 2015
Federal prosecutors rested their case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Monday. Medical examiners revealed the autopsy results of an 8-year-old boy who was the youngest person killed in the bombing.