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Justice System Journal

Basic Journal Info


United Kingdom
Journal ISSN: 0098261X
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
History: 1988, 1990-1991, 1993-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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Justice System Journal

Impact Factor


Impact Factor


Impact Factor



The Justice System Journal is an interdisciplinary journal that publishes original research articles on all aspects of law, courts, court administration, judicial behavior, and the impact of all of these on public and social policy. Open as to methodological approaches, The Justice System Journal aims to use the latest in advanced social science research and analysis to bridge the gap between practicing and academic law, courts and politics communities. The Justice System Journal invites submission of original articles and research notes that are likely to be of interest to scholars and practitioners in the field of law, courts, and judicial administration, broadly defined. Articles may draw on a variety of research approaches in the social sciences. The journal does not publish articles devoted to extended analysis of legal doctrine such as a law review might publish, although short manuscripts analyzing cases or legal issues are welcome and will be considered for the Legal Notes section. The Justice System Journal was created in 1974 by the Institute for Court Management and is published under the auspices of the National Center for State Courts. The Justice System Journal features peer-reviewed research articles as well as reviews of important books in law and courts, and analytical research notes on some of the leading cases from state and federal courts. The journal periodically produces special issues that provide analysis of fundamental and timely issues on law and courts from both national and international perspectives.

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2-year Impact Factor Trend
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3-year Impact Factor Trend
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4-year Impact Factor Trend
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Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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Justice System Journal

Impact Factor History
  • 2019 Impact Factor 0.364
  • 2018 Impact Factor 0.510
  • 2017 Impact Factor 0.540
  • 2016 Impact Factor 0.524
  • 2015 Impact Factor 0.289
  • 2014 Impact Factor 0.341
  • 2013 Impact Factor 0.175
  • 2012 Impact Factor 0.171
  • 2011 Impact Factor 0.277
  • 2010 Impact Factor 0.279
  • 2009 Impact Factor 0.104
  • 2008 Impact Factor 0.081
  • 2007 Impact Factor 0.081
  • 2006 Impact Factor 0.245
  • 2005 Impact Factor 0.121
  • 2004 Impact Factor 0.053
  • 2003 Impact Factor 0.116
  • 2002 Impact Factor 0.125
  • 2001 Impact Factor 0.302
  • 2000 Impact Factor 0.208
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Other Journal Impact Indicator

Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


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SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly 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.