Tovia Smith

Tovia Smith appears in the following:

As Support For Gay Marriage Grows, An Opponent Looks Ahead

Friday, March 22, 2013

As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to weigh in on gay marriage, Maggie Gallagher, one of the nation's leading voices in opposition to same-sex marriage, is also preparing for what might come next.

Gallagher, co-founder of the National Organization for Marriage, likes to call herself an "accidental activist." After graduating ...


Crime Lab Scandal Leaves Mass. Legal System In Turmoil

Thursday, March 14, 2013

A scandal in a Massachusetts crime lab continues to reverberate throughout the state's legal system. Several months ago, Annie Dookhan, a former chemist in a state crime lab, told police that she messed up big time. Dookhan now stands accused of falsifying test results in as many as 34,000 cases.



Teacher Evaluation Dispute Echoes Beyond Chicago

Thursday, September 13, 2012

One of the sticking points in the Chicago teachers' strike is how teachers should be evaluated — and the role student performance should play. Districts are grappling with the issue n...


When Hyphen Boy Meets Hyphen Girl, Names Pile Up

Thursday, July 19, 2012

The practice of hyphenating last names upon marriage was particularly popular in the 1980s and '90s. Now that the "hyphen generation" is marrying and parenting, many couples are strug...


High Schools Grads 'Scarred' By High Unemployment

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

A new report by Rutgers University shows only 27 percent of recent high school graduates who are not enrolled in college have full-time jobs. Many young people with only high school d...