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Yale Law Journal

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
64
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Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Law
PublisherYale Journal Co., Inc.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN00440094
Coverage1973-1975, 1977-1979, 1981, 1983, 1985-1991, 1994, 1996-ongoing
Scope The Yale Law Journal Online is the online companion to The Yale Law Journal. It replaces The Pocket Part, which was the first such companion to be published by a leading law review. YLJ Online will continue The Pocket Part"s mission of augmenting the scholarship printed in The Yale Law Journal by providing original Essays, legal commentaries, responses to articles printed in the Journal, podcast and iTunes University recordings of various pieces, and other works by both established and emerging academics and practitioners.

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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
Law1999Q1
Law2000Q1
Law2001Q1
Law2002Q2
Law2003Q1
Law2004Q1
Law2005Q1
Law2006Q2
Law2007Q1
Law2008Q1
Law2009Q1
Law2010Q1
Law2011Q1
Law2012Q1
Law2013Q1
Law2014Q1
Law2015Q1
Law2016Q1
Law2017Q1
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
19990.392
20000.562
20010.677
20020.235
20030.604
20040.291
20050.285
20060.231
20070.331
20080.682
20092.060
20102.666
20112.591
20122.614
20132.691
20142.503
20152.484
20163.524
20173.575
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)19991.119
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20001.183
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20011.133
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.827
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.950
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20041.016
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.168
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.272
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.702
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.047
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.571
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.115
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.580
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.314
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.311
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.096
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.626
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.317
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19991.119
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20001.262
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20011.161
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.676
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.941
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.891
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.075
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.769
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.634
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.916
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.573
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.511
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.149
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.447
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.320
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.465
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.071
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.703
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.525
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19991.081
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20001.242
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20011.296
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.658
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.851
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.750
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.644
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.730
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.472
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.784
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.288
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.367
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.681
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.361
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.240
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.009
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.811
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20173.015
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 Cites199915
Self Cites200012
Self Cites20019
Self Cites20026
Self Cites20030
Self Cites20040
Self Cites20050
Self Cites20060
Self Cites20070
Self Cites20081
Self Cites200911
Self Cites20100
Self Cites201117
Self Cites201210
Self Cites201316
Self Cites201425
Self Cites201513
Self Cites201617
Self Cites20179
Total Cites1999122
Total Cites2000135
Total Cites2001101
Total Cites200248
Total Cites200364
Total Cites200490
Total Cites2005129
Total Cites2006110
Total Cites2007102
Total Cites2008142
Total Cites2009206
Total Cites2010226
Total Cites2011217
Total Cites2012279
Total Cites2013290
Total Cites2014350
Total Cites2015321
Total Cites2016400
Total Cites2017308
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 document19990.982
External Cites per document20001.150
External Cites per document20011.057
External Cites per document20020.592
External Cites per document20030.941
External Cites per document20040.891
External Cites per document20051.075
External Cites per document20060.769
External Cites per document20070.634
External Cites per document20080.910
External Cites per document20091.489
External Cites per document20102.511
External Cites per document20111.980
External Cites per document20122.360
External Cites per document20132.192
External Cites per document20142.289
External Cites per document20151.987
External Cites per document20162.588
External Cites per document20172.451
Cites per document19991.119
Cites per document20001.262
Cites per document20011.161
Cites per document20020.676
Cites per document20030.941
Cites per document20040.891
Cites per document20051.075
Cites per document20060.769
Cites per document20070.634
Cites per document20080.916
Cites per document20091.573
Cites per document20102.511
Cites per document20112.149
Cites per document20122.447
Cites per document20132.320
Cites per document20142.465
Cites per document20152.071
Cites per document20162.703
Cites per document20172.525
% 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
19990.00
20000.00
20010.00
20020.00
20031.85
20040.00
20057.02
20062.53
20072.56
20080.00
20096.98
20100.00
20110.00
20124.26
20130.00
20142.86
20150.00
20161.82
20170.00
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 documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20030
Non-citable documents20040
Non-citable documents20050
Non-citable documents20064
Non-citable documents200711
Non-citable documents200820
Non-citable documents200925
Non-citable documents201030
Non-citable documents201135
Non-citable documents201232
Non-citable documents201325
Non-citable documents201420
Non-citable documents201529
Non-citable documents201636
Non-citable documents201750
Citable documents1999109
Citable documents2000107
Citable documents200187
Citable documents200271
Citable documents200368
Citable documents2004101
Citable documents2005120
Citable documents2006143
Citable documents2007161
Citable documents2008155
Citable documents2009131
Citable documents201090
Citable documents2011101
Citable documents2012114
Citable documents2013125
Citable documents2014142
Citable documents2015155
Citable documents2016148
Citable documents2017122
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 documents199950
Uncited documents200050
Uncited documents200138
Uncited documents200244
Uncited documents200340
Uncited documents200466
Uncited documents200578
Uncited documents200698
Uncited documents2007129
Uncited documents2008121
Uncited documents200992
Uncited documents201056
Uncited documents201166
Uncited documents201268
Uncited documents201363
Uncited documents201452
Uncited documents201573
Uncited documents201662
Uncited documents201783
Cited documents199959
Cited documents200057
Cited documents200149
Cited documents200227
Cited documents200328
Cited documents200435
Cited documents200542
Cited documents200649
Cited documents200743
Cited documents200854
Cited documents200964
Cited documents201064
Cited documents201170
Cited documents201278
Cited documents201387
Cited documents2014110
Cited documents2015111
Cited documents2016122
Cited documents201789
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