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Morning round-up: Friday 15 November

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Legal drama Silk wins Writers’ Guild drama award [BBC News]

Strong opposition to switching to UK-style law school in the US [The Atlantic]

Coming next month to a courtroom near you: victims get the chance to say how bad they feel [The Spectator]

Solicitor population rises to all-time high [Law Society Gazette]

High Court judge decries wealthy family for “tearing itself apart” in divorce battle involving £50 million fortune [The Telegraph]

Google wins digital library legal battle [BBC News]

Confidence grows as top firms see half-year revenues climb [Legal Week]

Defence lawyer tells rape victim she should have “closed her legs” to prevent being attacked by bouncer who assaulted her in New Zealand [Mail Online]