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Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
5
H Index
Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Law
Sociology and Political Science
PublisherAllied Academies
Publication typeJournals
ISSN15440036
Coverage2009-ongoing
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Quartiles

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

CategoryYearQuartile
Law2010Q4
Law2011Q4
Law2012Q4
Law2013Q4
Law2014Q3
Law2015Q2
Law2016Q3
Law2017Q4
Sociology and Political Science2010Q4
Sociology and Political Science2011Q4
Sociology and Political Science2012Q4
Sociology and Political Science2013Q4
Sociology and Political Science2014Q3
Sociology and Political Science2015Q3
Sociology and Political Science2016Q3
Sociology and Political Science2017Q4
SJR

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

YearSJR
20100.101
20110.135
20120.116
20130.109
20140.138
20150.243
20160.210
20170.112
Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.194
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.226
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.176
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.206
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.313
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.408
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.261
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.194
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.226
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.078
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.224
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.280
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.311
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.173
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.194
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.056
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.250
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.314
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.318
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.158
Total Cites 
Self-Cites

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20111
Self Cites20121
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20157
Self Cites20166
Self Cites20170
Total Cites20090
Total Cites20100
Total Cites20117
Total Cites201212
Total Cites20134
Total Cites201411
Total Cites201514
Total Cites201619
Total Cites201713
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document20090
External Cites per document20100.000
External Cites per document20110.167
External Cites per document20120.208
External Cites per document20130.078
External Cites per document20140.224
External Cites per document20150.140
External Cites per document20160.213
External Cites per document20170.173
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.194
Cites per document20120.226
Cites per document20130.078
Cites per document20140.224
Cites per document20150.280
Cites per document20160.311
Cites per document20170.173
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
20095.56
20100.00
20110.00
20125.88
20135.00
201410.00
20150.00
20163.23
20173.13
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20101
Non-citable documents20113
Non-citable documents20125
Non-citable documents20136
Non-citable documents20147
Non-citable documents20157
Non-citable documents20165
Non-citable documents20172
Citable documents20090
Citable documents201017
Citable documents201136
Citable documents201253
Citable documents201351
Citable documents201449
Citable documents201550
Citable documents201661
Citable documents201775
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents20090
Uncited documents201018
Uncited documents201133
Uncited documents201254
Uncited documents201353
Uncited documents201448
Uncited documents201547
Uncited documents201651
Uncited documents201764
Cited documents20090
Cited documents20100
Cited documents20116
Cited documents20124
Cited documents20134
Cited documents20148
Cited documents201510
Cited documents201615
Cited documents201713
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