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LEY. This word is old French, a corruption of loi, and signifies law; for example, Termes de la Ley, Terms of the Law. In another, and an old technical sense, ley signifies an oath, or the oath with compurgators; as, il tend sa ley aiu pleyntiffe. Brit. c. 27.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Ley told me as a child, as early as when he was about nine years old, he already had an interest not just in taking photos but also in the materials used to capture a photo.
Kem Ley, 45, was shot twice with a Glock handgun at a Caltex petrol station cafe on the capital's Monivong Boulevard on July 10, 2016.
Staff at Breast Cancer Care Cymru nominated Ley because of how helpful she is at various sessions run throughout the organisation.
Ley also helped inject rocket science into the science fiction community via endless science articles in pulp magazines, and sci-fi fans widely embraced him as one of them.
Robert Ley's struggle to revolutionize German society by reforming its social insurance system has been addressed by a surprising number of scholars, usually as part of discussions of other topics.
Considered an expert on all things scientifically space-related, Ley also had an interesting career as a pulp fiction writer, capturing the hearts, minds, and imaginations of an entire generation.
En Cordoba, aun sin marco legal regulatorio, se inaugura el Centro de Arbitraje, Mediacion y Resolucion Concertada de Conflictos (4) (CAMERECC), en el marco de una visionaria accion institucional en el Colegio de Escribanos de la Provincia de Cordoba que sirvio de precedente a la Ley de Mediacion 8858 en el desarrollo del instituto en sede extrajudicial, multidisciplinario y voluntario (5).