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A.V Dicey - a British Whig jurist and constitutional theorist. He is most widely known as the author of Introduction to the Study of the Law of the Constitution.

Acts of parliament - creates a new law or changes an existing law.

Cohere - form a unified whole.

Inter-relate - to have mutual relationship.

Judiciary - the judicial authorities of a country, or judges collectively.

Jurisdictions - the official power to make legal decisions and judgements.

Lord Chancellor - the lord chancellor is responsible for the administration of the courts, prison system, legal aid, and probation services in England and Wales. Furthermore, the lord chancellor has a role in appointing many judges in the courts of England and Wales.

Supreme court - the highest judicial court in a country or state.

The constitution - a body of fundamental principles by which a state or other organisation is governed.

Unconstitutional - not in accordance with the political constitution or rules.

Appropriation - the act of taking something for your own use, usually without permission.

Assault - to physically attack someone.

Deterrence - the action of discouraging an action or event through causing fear of the consequences.

Ethical code - an ethical code is a set of moral principles used to govern conduct

Rehabilitation - to reform an offender so they don’t commit a bad act again.

Retribution - punishment inflicted on someone as vengeance for a wrong or criminal act.

Codified - arrange (laws or rules) into a systematic code.

Conceptual lens - producing intellectual depth and understanding.

Ethics - moral principles that govern a person's behaviour

Fallible - capable of making mistakes or being wrong.

Fundamental - of central importance.

Hypothetical - imagined or suggested but not necessarily real or true.

Jury - a body of people (typically twelve in number) sworn to give a verdict in a legal case on the basis of evidence submitted to them in court.

Legal philosophy - includes questions of “what is law?” concerning the nature of law and fundamental questions about the law's reach and authority.

Moral objectivity - the view that what is right or wrong doesn't depend on what anyone thinks is right or wrong. Moral objectivism depends on how the moral code affects the well-being of the people of the society.

Abdicate - to fail to fulfil or undertake a responsibility or duty.

Carbon emissions - Greenhouse gas emissions from human activities strengthen the greenhouse effect, contributing to climate change.

Climate change - a change in global or regional climate patterns, attributed largely to the increased levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide produced by the use of fossil fuels.

Equitable - fair and impartial.

Mitigation - the action of reducing the severity, seriousness, or painfulness of something.

Sanitation - conditions relating to public health, especially the provision of clean drinking water and adequate sewage disposal.

Sustainability - a societal goal that broadly aims for humans to safely co-exist on planet Earth over a long time - in other words, looking after the environment as best we can.