Hay (1975) and King (2000) both discussed the role of discretion in the English criminal justice system during the 18th and early 19th centuries (1700s and early 1800s). What did they agree about?

(a). Hay (1975) and King (2000) both discussed the role of discretion in the English criminal justice system during the 18th and early 19th centuries (1700s and early 1800s). What did they agree about? What did they disagree about?

(b). Which side of this debate do you find more persuasive, and why? (In your answer you should refer directly to historical materials of sources)