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Yale Law Journal

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
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Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Law
PublisherYale Law Journal
Publication typeJournals
ISSN00440094
Coverage1973-1975, 1977-1979, 1981, 1983, 1985-1991, 1994, 1996-2020
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
Law2018Q1
Law2019Q1
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
20183.574
20192.016
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)19991.174
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20001.239
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20011.195
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.837
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.990
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20041.025
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.190
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.335
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.800
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.194
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.652
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.630
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.206
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.671
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.423
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.383
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.208
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.884
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.889
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.832
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.656
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19991.174
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20001.308
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20011.195
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.676
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.956
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.901
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.100
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.825
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.727
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.058
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.679
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.633
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.238
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.526
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.416
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.556
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.200
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.932
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20173.189
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20183.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.542
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19991.135
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20001.258
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20011.296
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.658
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.872
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.762
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.644
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.787
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.560
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.941
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.441
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.450
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.736
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.410
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.560
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.330
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.115
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.033
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20173.866
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.679
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20192.953
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 Cites199916
Self Cites200013
Self Cites20019
Self Cites20026
Self Cites20030
Self Cites20040
Self Cites20050
Self Cites20060
Self Cites20070
Self Cites20082
Self Cites200911
Self Cites20100
Self Cites201118
Self Cites201210
Self Cites201317
Self Cites201425
Self Cites201514
Self Cites201618
Self Cites20179
Self Cites20186
Self Cites20193
Total Cites1999128
Total Cites2000140
Total Cites2001104
Total Cites200248
Total Cites200365
Total Cites200491
Total Cites2005132
Total Cites2006118
Total Cites2007117
Total Cites2008164
Total Cites2009220
Total Cites2010237
Total Cites2011226
Total Cites2012288
Total Cites2013302
Total Cites2014363
Total Cites2015341
Total Cites2016434
Total Cites2017389
Total Cites2018286
Total Cites2019244
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 document19991.028
External Cites per document20001.187
External Cites per document20011.092
External Cites per document20020.592
External Cites per document20030.956
External Cites per document20040.901
External Cites per document20051.100
External Cites per document20060.825
External Cites per document20070.727
External Cites per document20081.045
External Cites per document20091.595
External Cites per document20102.633
External Cites per document20112.059
External Cites per document20122.439
External Cites per document20132.280
External Cites per document20142.380
External Cites per document20152.110
External Cites per document20162.811
External Cites per document20173.115
External Cites per document20183.182
External Cites per document20192.510
Cites per document19991.174
Cites per document20001.308
Cites per document20011.195
Cites per document20020.676
Cites per document20030.956
Cites per document20040.901
Cites per document20051.100
Cites per document20060.825
Cites per document20070.727
Cites per document20081.058
Cites per document20091.679
Cites per document20102.633
Cites per document20112.238
Cites per document20122.526
Cites per document20132.416
Cites per document20142.556
Cites per document20152.200
Cites per document20162.932
Cites per document20173.189
Cites per document20183.250
Cites per document20192.542
% 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
20131.49
20142.86
20152.13
20161.82
20170.00
20180.00
20190.00
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
Non-citable documents201847
Non-citable documents201946
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
Citable documents201888
Citable documents201996
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 documents199949
Uncited documents200048
Uncited documents200138
Uncited documents200244
Uncited documents200340
Uncited documents200466
Uncited documents200577
Uncited documents200696
Uncited documents2007126
Uncited documents2008114
Uncited documents200989
Uncited documents201055
Uncited documents201165
Uncited documents201266
Uncited documents201360
Uncited documents201452
Uncited documents201570
Uncited documents201657
Uncited documents201774
Uncited documents201861
Uncited documents201965
Cited documents199960
Cited documents200059
Cited documents200149
Cited documents200227
Cited documents200328
Cited documents200435
Cited documents200543
Cited documents200651
Cited documents200746
Cited documents200861
Cited documents200967
Cited documents201065
Cited documents201171
Cited documents201280
Cited documents201390
Cited documents2014110
Cited documents2015114
Cited documents2016127
Cited documents201798
Cited documents201874
Cited documents201977
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