Law and ethics

P​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‌‌‌‍​ART A 1. To what extent do Professor Hart and Lord Devlin agree that the law should intervene in respect of criminalizing harmful actions? In your answer you should refer to relevant theory and law. (1500 words) (50 marks) (LO 1 – 2) PART B 2. Charlie, a barrister is called to court to represent Lucy who has been charged with murder. Lucy shot her friend Sally after discovering that she was having an affair with her boyfriend, Franklin. The crime was heinous and Lucy is known for being involve​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‌‌‌‍​d in organized crime. Charlie does not like Lucy and thinks that the way in which she lives her life is wrong and immoral. He did not want to take the case but did so reluctantly. Charlie goes and meets Lucy down in the cells. During the conference Lucy informs him that she is guilty but she wishes to plead not guilty. Identify the professional and ethical issues arising from the scenario above with reference to the BSB Code of Conduct and other relevant sources. (1500 words)

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