"In theory, the laws are automatically enforced. In theory, the Republic should have already gathered an army and sent a rescue mission. In practice, not so much. I'm not sure how much the Sith will scare them, though... I didn't know what a Sith was myself until Qui-Gon told me, and besides, he can't look very menacing if he's cut apart." Although the Senate wasn't the only powerful group on Coruscant... "Actually, though, if we can prove a connection between the Sith and the Trade Federation, we can probably get it classified as Jedi jurisdiction, and send some of them to Naboo. I'm not sure whether that's worth trying or if it'll make it last even longer while the Chancellor assembles some subcommittee of historians."
Hack the droids? They were run from a Trade Federation battleship, one of the most advanced droid networks in the galaxy! Kina couldn't actually... then again, she might have said the same thing about winning Podraces and such early skill in the Force.