Sadakat Kadri is a human rights barrister at Doughty Street Chambers and a writer. His most recent book is The Trial: A History from Socrates to O.J. Simpson, and he is a past winner of the Spectator/Shiva Naipaul Memorial Prize for travel writing.

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Human Rights
17 July 2006
I've just received a summons for jury service, and I'm terrified. I'm not being funny, but I have problems deciding...
Human Rights
03 July 2006
I get as overexcited by a sunny day as the next person, but the owner of the café opposite my flat seems to have got...
19 June 2006
I very much enjoy picking mushrooms, and occasionally come upon varieties which turn out to have hallucinogenic...
03 April 2006
If you can remember it, you weren't there. So goes the cliché about the Sixties - though the real paradox is that those...