An essential moral, philosophical, and practical reckoning with the laws we put in place to address the problem of sexual abuse and harassment.
"Martha Minow is a voice of moral clarity: a lawyer arguing for forgiveness, a scholar arguing for evidence, a person arguing for compassion.”—Jill Lepore
New York Times Book Review • Editors’ ChoiceAn unprecedented work of civil rights and legal history, Presumed Guilty reveals how the Supreme Court has enabled racist policing and sanctioned law enforcement excesses through its decisions over the last half-century.
Winner of the 2020 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature
"Dramatic and illuminating…[R]aises momentous questions about nationality, religion, literature, and even the Holocaust." —Adam Kirsch, The Atlantic
What can forgiveness achieve in this age of resentment?