Best Law and Political Science Journals

This ranking of top journals for Law and Political Science was devised by Research.com, one of the primary websites for Law and Political Science research offering accurate data on scientific publications since 2014.

The spot on the list is based on a unique bibliometric score created by Research.com which is computed using the approximated discipline index (D-index) in addition to the quantity of top scientists who have endorsed the journal within the previous five years. Show more

Please that this year's edition is based on metric collected for 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021.

The list displays Impact Score score gathered on 06-12-2021.

The system for evaluating journals involved examining more than 2,139 journals which were selected after careful inspection and rigorous examination of more than 6,884 scientific papers published during the last five years by 1,665 leading and well-respected scholars in the area of Law and Political Science.

More data on the methodology for computing the metrics can be found on our our methodology page.

Rank
Journal Details
Best Scientists
Documents
Impact Score
401 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies Best Scientists 4 4 Impact Score 0.30
402 Teaching Public Administration Best Scientists 4 4 Impact Score 0.30
403 International Review of the Red Cross Best Scientists 4 4 Impact Score 0.30
404 LSE Public Policy Review Best Scientists 7 5 Impact Score 0.20
405 Slavic Review

Slavic Review

0037-6779
Best Scientists 5 5 Impact Score 0.20
406 Congress and the Presidency

Congress and the Presidency

0734-3469 , Tri-annual
Best Scientists 5 5 Impact Score 0.20
407 Michigan Law Review Best Scientists 4 6 Impact Score 0.20
408 Dissent

Dissent

0012-3846
Best Scientists 4 6 Impact Score 0.20
409 Journal of Legal Studies Best Scientists 4 4 Impact Score 0.20
410 Orbis

Orbis

0030-4387
Best Scientists 4 4 Impact Score 0.20
411 International Criminology Best Scientists 4 4 Impact Score 0.20
412 Journal of Cold War Studies Best Scientists 4 4 Impact Score 0.20

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