Definitions

Jurisdiction:
the type of case and the physical area over which the courts have legal authority.
Legislature:
government body with the power to enact, amend, and repeal laws.
Parliament:
legislature, in Canada made up of the Monarch, House of Commons and the Senate.
Remedy:
the means used by the law to correct injuries or enforce legal rights.
Restorative justice:
an approach to justice that emphasizes healing for victims, holding offenders to account in a meaningful way, and involving citizens in the community.
Subpoena:
an order to appear in court or give evidence.
Treaty rights:
Aboriginal rights set out in a treaty.
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