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Snapshots on diversity in the legal academy. / Hand, James; Harrison, Charlotte.

In: European Journal of Current Legal Issues, Vol. 25, No. 2, 01.12.2019.

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Hand, J & Harrison, C 2019, 'Snapshots on diversity in the legal academy', European Journal of Current Legal Issues, vol. 25, no. 2. <http://webjcli.org/article/view/623/949>

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Hand J, Harrison C. Snapshots on diversity in the legal academy. European Journal of Current Legal Issues. 2019 Dec 1;25(2).

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Hand, James ; Harrison, Charlotte. / Snapshots on diversity in the legal academy. In: European Journal of Current Legal Issues. 2019 ; Vol. 25, No. 2.

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