Paul L. Caron

Friday, February 8, 2008

2008 Tax Law Journal Rankings: Tax Law Review #1, Tax Notes #2

Washington & Lee has updated its law review rankings, which are based on citations to articles published in the past eight years (2000-2007):

In the 2006 ranking of tax journals (1998-2005), the Florida Tax Review was #1 in the combined rankings, followed by the Virginia Tax Review and the Tax Lawyer.

In the 2007 ranking of tax journals (1999-2006), the Tax Law Review is #1 in the combined rankings, followed by the Florida Tax Review and the Virginia Tax Review.

In the 2008 ranking of tax journals (2000-2007), the Tax Law Review remains #1, with Tax Notes vaulting to #6 (from #2) and the Florida Tax Review slipping to #3 (from #2):


Some observations:

  • Tax Notes is #1 by a wide margin in citations in law reviews (1219 v. #2's Journal of Taxation's 495), but fairs relatively poorly (.01, ranked #19) in the Impact Factor category (citations/number of articles published).  My guess is that W&L counted as "articles" all of the advance sheet material in Tax Notes.
  • The Elder Law Journal (#5), Journal of Taxation (#6), Estate Planning (#11), and Marquette Elder Advisory (#15) debuted on the list this year with strong showings.

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Posted by: Jack Bog | Feb 11, 2008 12:34:33 AM