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Yale Law Journal

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
70
H Index
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
Law2018Q1
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
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)20011.180
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.827
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.980
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20041.016
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.197
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.254
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.777
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.162
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.599
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.606
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.145
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.588
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.430
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.377
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.193
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.842
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.794
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.615
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19991.174
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20001.308
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20011.184
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.676
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.956
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.891
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.108
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.776
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.708
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.026
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.620
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.614
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.160
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.523
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.400
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.549
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.181
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.878
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20173.082
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20183.000
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)20040.750
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.656
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.742
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.552
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.912
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.368
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.396
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.716
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.386
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.548
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.320
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.133
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.978
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20173.716
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.453
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 Cites20081
Self Cites200910
Self Cites20100
Self Cites201118
Self Cites201210
Self Cites201317
Self Cites201425
Self Cites201514
Self Cites201618
Self Cites20179
Self Cites20186
Total Cites1999128
Total Cites2000140
Total Cites2001103
Total Cites200248
Total Cites200365
Total Cites200490
Total Cites2005133
Total Cites2006111
Total Cites2007114
Total Cites2008159
Total Cites2009209
Total Cites2010217
Total Cites2011203
Total Cites2012275
Total Cites2013300
Total Cites2014362
Total Cites2015338
Total Cites2016426
Total Cites2017376
Total Cites2018264
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 document20011.080
External Cites per document20020.592
External Cites per document20030.956
External Cites per document20040.891
External Cites per document20051.108
External Cites per document20060.776
External Cites per document20070.708
External Cites per document20081.019
External Cites per document20091.543
External Cites per document20102.614
External Cites per document20111.968
External Cites per document20122.431
External Cites per document20132.264
External Cites per document20142.373
External Cites per document20152.090
External Cites per document20162.757
External Cites per document20173.008
External Cites per document20182.932
Cites per document19991.174
Cites per document20001.308
Cites per document20011.184
Cites per document20020.676
Cites per document20030.956
Cites per document20040.891
Cites per document20051.108
Cites per document20060.776
Cites per document20070.708
Cites per document20081.026
Cites per document20091.620
Cites per document20102.614
Cites per document20112.160
Cites per document20122.523
Cites per document20132.400
Cites per document20142.549
Cites per document20152.181
Cites per document20162.878
Cites per document20173.082
Cites per document20183.000
% 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
20097.89
20100.00
20110.00
20124.26
20130.00
20142.86
20150.00
20161.82
20170.00
20180.00
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
Citable documents1999109
Citable documents2000107
Citable documents200187
Citable documents200271
Citable documents200368
Citable documents2004101
Citable documents2005120
Citable documents2006143
Citable documents2007161
Citable documents2008155
Citable documents2009129
Citable documents201083
Citable documents201194
Citable documents2012109
Citable documents2013125
Citable documents2014142
Citable documents2015155
Citable documents2016148
Citable documents2017122
Citable documents201888
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 documents200698
Uncited documents2007126
Uncited documents2008115
Uncited documents200989
Uncited documents201052
Uncited documents201164
Uncited documents201266
Uncited documents201361
Uncited documents201452
Uncited documents201570
Uncited documents201657
Uncited documents201775
Uncited documents201864
Cited documents199960
Cited documents200059
Cited documents200149
Cited documents200227
Cited documents200328
Cited documents200435
Cited documents200543
Cited documents200649
Cited documents200746
Cited documents200860
Cited documents200965
Cited documents201061
Cited documents201165
Cited documents201275
Cited documents201389
Cited documents2014110
Cited documents2015114
Cited documents2016127
Cited documents201797
Cited documents201871
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