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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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'The other emotional greeting was from an elderly lady - she's almost 100 years old and she knew Ley through Facebook and she respected Kem Ley so much,' Malina said.
Robert Ley hoped to transform German society into a people's community, ridding it of what he considered to be the corrosive influences of both Marxism, which he thought was a device concocted by the Jews to destroy the Aryan race, and plutocratic democracy.
Adolf Hitler once typified Robert Ley as his "greatest idealist." (7) Although quite capable of violent behavior, Ley was also an intellectual.
Beginning with Immanuel Kant (1724-1804), moving through Max Weber (1864-1920), Oswald Spengler (1880-1936), Ernst Junger (1895-1998), and Artur Moller van den Bruck (1876-1925) and flowing into the Nazi movement through the likes of Anton Drexler (1884-1942), the cult of work was embraced and infused with racial overtones by Ley and his subordinates in the DAF.
Ley's social insurance scheme contained a strong anti-capitalist element.
The wife of slain political analyst Kem Ley, Bou Rachana, yesterday said she was grateful to begin a new life with her five sons on Australian shores, where she vowed to continue to seek justice for her husband.
The family arrived safely in Melbourne, Australia, in the early hours of Saturday morning, more than 18 months after the broad-daylight murder of Ley, widely believed to have been a politically motivated killing.
Rachana and her children fled to Thailand and sought asylum after Ley was shot on July 10, 2016.
On top of that, they faced an excruciating moment at the airport when authorities initially wouldn't allow toddler Kem Ley Vireak - Rachana's youngest son, who was born just months after Ley's death - to fly.
Even those who are unfamiliar with Ley will be drawn in by Buss's unhindered composition and commitment to his story.
Research has been thoroughly conducted and cited, adding to the validity of the argument that Ley was a pioneer of both scientific exploration and widespread media entertainment.
Nine compact chapters, including "Youthful Horizons" and "The Sputnik Challenge," chronicle the important phases in Ley's life.