Monthly Archives: December 2013

Law in the News: Appellate court upholds SF ban on plastic bags

“A state appeals court has upheld a San Francisco law banning the use of noncompostable plastic bags at checkout stands in retail stores and grocery markets. The 2012 law, an expansion of an earlier measure, prohibits most single-use plastic checkout bags and requires stores to charge 10 cents for paper or compostable plastic bags.The ordinance was upheld Tuesday by a three-judge panel of the state Court of Appeal in San Francisco.”
Read more at the SF Examiner.

Google Scholar Library Feature

From the Google Scholar Blog:

“Today we’re launching Scholar Library, your personal collection of articles in Scholar. You can save articles right from the search page, organize them by topic, and use the power of Scholar’s full-text search & ranking to quickly find just the one you want – at any time and from anywhere. You decide what goes into your library and we’ll provide all the goodies that come with Scholar search results – up to date article links, citing articles, related articles, formatted citations, links to your university’s subscriptions, and more.”