LESSONS FROM THE CROSS-EXAMINATION OF OSCAR WILDE

The Maxims of Cross-Examination in an Oscar Wilde TrialThe Marquis of Queensbury, believing that his youngest son was involved in an unhealthy relationship with Oscar Wilde, made every effort to separate the two. Queensbury’s attempts culminated in sending a note to Wilde addressed to “Oscar Wilde, posing as a somdomite.” Wilde responded by suing Queensbury [...]