World Scientist and University Rankings 2023

United Kingdom Scientist and University Law / Law and Legal Studies Rankings 2023

AD Scientific Index analyzes academic studies from 1 countries, 77 universities/institutions, and 371 scientists by using numerous criteria to present results to be used for the evaluation of productivity and efficiency by individuals and institutions. In addition to sorting by the “total H-index” you can find here, you can examine several rankings and analyses by the "last 6 years H-index", "total i10 index", "last 6 years' i10 index", "total number of citations", and “last 6 years’ citations”. Please read the methodology section for “Limitations and Possible Reasons Why a Scientist Is Not on This List”. Click for individual or institutional registration.

AD Scientific Index - World Scientist Rankings - 2023 H INDEX i10 INDEX CITATION
University / Institution Country Region World Name Country University / Institution Subject Total Last 6 year Last 6 year/total Total Last 6 year Last 6 year/total Total Last 6 year Last 6 year/total
141 1707 6240 18896
United Kingdom University of Cambridge University of Cambridge Law / Law and Legal Studies

criminology | policing | experiments | evidence-based policy | restorative justice |

74 44 0.595 208 124 0.596 35176 9589 0.273
19 1747 6372 19268
United Kingdom London School of Economics and Political Science London School of Economics and Political Science Law / Law and Legal Studies

criminology | legitimacy | procedural justice | trust | psychology and law |

74 57 0.770 156 126 0.808 21863 10929 0.500
230 3016 11367 33477
United Kingdom University of Cambridge University of Cambridge Law / Law and Legal Studies

Criminology | Psychology |

62 37 0.597 178 99 0.556 17014 6118 0.360
232 3066 11606 34121
United Kingdom University of Cambridge University of Cambridge Law / Law and Legal Studies

law | labour law | company law | private law | law and economics |

62 31 0.500 206 106 0.515 13500 3835 0.284
20 3116 11855 34804
United Kingdom Queen's University Belfast Queen's University Belfast Law / Law and Legal Studies

criminology | rehabilitation | desistance |

61 46 0.754 120 96 0.800 21988 9429 0.429
42 3406 13018 38212
United Kingdom University of Leicester University of Leicester Law / Law and Legal Studies

Crime reduction |

60 21 0.350 183 85 0.464 10531 2187 0.208
4 4166 16274 47521
United Kingdom University of Derby University of Derby Law / Law and Legal Studies

Why people stop offending politics and crime the fear of crime Thatcherism homicide quantitative methods qual |

55 38 0.691 138 94 0.681 14120 5426 0.384
4 4332 17095 49816
United Kingdom Middlesex University Middlesex University Law / Law and Legal Studies

International law | human rights law | international criminal law | international humanitarian law |

54 28 0.519 159 81 0.509 14952 4592 0.307
291 4604 18273 53141
United Kingdom University of Cambridge University of Cambridge Law / Law and Legal Studies

Violence research | longitudinal studies | violence prevention | cross-national comparison | historical homicide research |

53 40 0.755 178 134 0.753 11536 6754 0.585
413 4651 18475 53735
United Kingdom University College London University College London Law / Law and Legal Studies

crime | foraging | crime prevention | space-time dynamics | complexity science |

53 39 0.736 140 109 0.779 10163 5292 0.521

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427 4826 19205 55748
United Kingdom University College London University College London Law / Law and Legal Studies

Criminology | Police | Trust | Legitimacy |

52 41 0.788 108 95 0.880 11805 7136 0.604
301 4836 19236 55812
United Kingdom University of Cambridge University of Cambridge Law / Law and Legal Studies

prisons | research | values | order | trust |

52 37 0.712 114 80 0.702 11619 5018 0.432
325 5545 22389 64457
United Kingdom University of Cambridge University of Cambridge Law / Law and Legal Studies

Criminology | Situational Action Theory | Criminological Theory | Developmental Criminology | Juvenile Delinquency |

49 36 0.735 93 57 0.613 13376 4617 0.345
212 6411 26661 76056
United Kingdom University of Edinburgh University of Edinburgh Law / Law and Legal Studies

law | criminology | politics |

46 23 0.500 131 63 0.481 10457 2791 0.267
5 6456 26876 76599
United Kingdom University of South Wales University of South Wales Law / Law and Legal Studies

Crime | policing | prisons | resettlement | victims |

46 23 0.500 97 61 0.629 9118 2107 0.231
166 6527 27229 77553
United Kingdom University of Leeds University of Leeds Law / Law and Legal Studies

crime | crime science | situational crime prevention | criminology | criminal justice |

46 29 0.630 101 64 0.634 7790 2996 0.385
368 6682 28081 79867
United Kingdom University of Cambridge University of Cambridge Law / Law and Legal Studies

youth aggression | violent behaviour | juvenile delinquency | longitudinal research |

45 40 0.889 66 63 0.955 11529 7164 0.621
169 6722 28232 80299
United Kingdom University of Leeds University of Leeds Law / Law and Legal Studies

criminology | criminal justice | social policy |

45 24 0.533 93 51 0.548 9826 2258 0.230
637 7064 29906 84695
United Kingdom University of Oxford University of Oxford Law / Law and Legal Studies

Policing and security | penal policy and culture | public sensibilities towards crime | order and justice | crime control and democr |

44 32 0.727 75 59 0.787 9697 3081 0.318
579 7122 30140 85333
United Kingdom University College London University College London Law / Law and Legal Studies

Crime |

44 34 0.773 92 67 0.728 8338 3877 0.465
331 7481 31988 90361
United Kingdom King's College London King's College London Law / Law and Legal Studies

Sociology of law | legal theory | comparative law | comparative criminal justice | transnational law |

43 23 0.535 118 44 0.373 7749 2074 0.268
673 7511 32104 90660
United Kingdom University of Oxford University of Oxford Law / Law and Legal Studies

Law |

43 31 0.721 72 58 0.806 7410 3006 0.406
602 7534 32254 91024
United Kingdom University College London University College London Law / Law and Legal Studies

situational crime prevention | crime science | criminology | offender decision making | child sexual abuse |

43 31 0.721 80 67 0.838 7059 3213 0.455
8 7594 32589 91909
United Kingdom University of Derby University of Derby Law / Law and Legal Studies

Recovery | Desistance |

43 21 0.488 98 49 0.500 6373 1756 0.276
19 7965 34505 97014
United Kingdom Northumbria University Northumbria University Law / Law and Legal Studies

Green Criminology | Environmental Justice | Criminology |

42 29 0.690 104 83 0.798 6170 3067 0.497
76 8112 35339 99242
United Kingdom London School of Economics and Political Science London School of Economics and Political Science Law / Law and Legal Studies

regulation | financial regulation | accountability | legitimacy | risk based regulation |

41 27 0.659 66 47 0.712 11506 4182 0.363
282 8192 35606 99978
United Kingdom University of Edinburgh University of Edinburgh Law / Law and Legal Studies

criminology | prisons | punishment |

41 26 0.634 87 47 0.540 8421 2428 0.288
28 8274 35959 101010
United Kingdom Open University UK Open University UK Law / Law and Legal Studies

criminology |

41 25 0.610 96 45 0.469 7064 2468 0.349
707 8319 36193 101649
United Kingdom University of Oxford University of Oxford Law / Law and Legal Studies

border criminology | immigration detention | prison | deportation |

41 32 0.780 71 57 0.803 6515 3254 0.499
149 8724 38157 106954
United Kingdom University of Warwick University of Warwick Law / Law and Legal Studies

law. jurisprudence. internaational law. law. science & technology |

40 21 0.525 111 44 0.396 6596 1994 0.302
93 8931 39356 110105
United Kingdom University of Liverpool University of Liverpool Law / Law and Legal Studies

youth criminology | youth justice | punishment | penality | prisons |

40 19 0.475 68 38 0.559 4621 1242 0.269
89 8973 39582 110734
United Kingdom London School of Economics and Political Science London School of Economics and Political Science Law / Law and Legal Studies

criminology | policing | political economy | social democracy | media and crime |

39 24 0.615 84 42 0.500 13604 3596 0.264
105 9185 40463 113304
United Kingdom University of Leicester University of Leicester Law / Law and Legal Studies

jury decision making | forensic science | evidence |

39 20 0.513 82 38 0.463 6203 1641 0.265
818 10187 45781 127597
United Kingdom University of Oxford University of Oxford Law / Law and Legal Studies

Law | philosophy | ethics |

37 23 0.622 76 47 0.618 5197 1967 0.378
35 10332 46711 129945
United Kingdom Open University UK Open University UK Law / Law and Legal Studies

Urban Studies | Criminology | Inequalities | Scotland | Class |

37 19 0.514 86 31 0.360 4223 1291 0.306
102 10479 47495 132253
United Kingdom Queen's University Belfast Queen's University Belfast Law / Law and Legal Studies

Human rights law | equality law | public procurement |

36 20 0.556 83 38 0.458 7370 2560 0.347
496 10483 47506 132275
United Kingdom University of Cambridge University of Cambridge Law / Law and Legal Studies

Restorative Justice | Experimental Criminology | Crime Victims | Policing |

36 24 0.667 64 37 0.578 7348 2317 0.315
36 10866 49662 137973
United Kingdom University of Huddersfield University of Huddersfield Law / Law and Legal Studies

Criminal Psychology | Forensic Psychology |

36 30 0.833 88 78 0.886 3956 2879 0.728
433 11009 50409 140027
United Kingdom King's College London King's College London Law / Law and Legal Studies

police | policing | crime | justice | criminology |

35 27 0.771 58 37 0.638 7549 2351 0.311
298 11044 50553 140475
United Kingdom University of Sheffield University of Sheffield Law / Law and Legal Studies

35 23 0.657 82 32 0.390 6641 2047 0.308

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113 11211 51342 142624
United Kingdom Queen's University Belfast Queen's University Belfast Law / Law and Legal Studies

transitional justice | amnesties | lawyers | ex-combatants | truth |

35 19 0.543 60 36 0.600 4997 1799 0.360
365 11241 51474 142987
United Kingdom University of Edinburgh University of Edinburgh Law / Law and Legal Studies

law | EU law | citizenship | immigration | former Yugoslavia |

35 16 0.457 92 35 0.380 4835 904 0.187
18 11257 51575 143228
United Kingdom Middlesex University Middlesex University Law / Law and Legal Studies

Judgment and Decision Making | Uncertainty Communication | Sentencing | Restorative Justice | Intelligence Analysis |

35 25 0.714 73 59 0.808 4748 2088 0.440
547 12243 56984 157695
United Kingdom University of Cambridge University of Cambridge Law / Law and Legal Studies

International Law | Constitutional Law | Administrative Law |

33 20 0.606 64 34 0.531 6786 2065 0.304
23 12827 60351 166776
United Kingdom University of Greenwich University of Greenwich Law / Law and Legal Studies

Developmental Criminology | Individual Differences and Offending | Programme Evaluation |

32 22 0.688 56 42 0.750 8839 3872 0.438
76 13016 61082 168870
United Kingdom University of Essex University of Essex Law / Law and Legal Studies

32 17 0.531 99 32 0.323 5070 1712 0.338
247 14210 67515 186037
United Kingdom University of Warwick University of Warwick Law / Law and Legal Studies

31 22 0.710 53 39 0.736 3014 1378 0.457
1050 14677 70064 193068
United Kingdom University of Oxford University of Oxford Law / Law and Legal Studies

30 21 0.700 77 50 0.649 3702 1895 0.512
154 15172 73155 201536
United Kingdom Lancaster University Lancaster University Law / Law and Legal Studies

Criminology | Crime & Media | Internet | Popular Culture | Social & Political Theory |

29 20 0.690 56 32 0.571 5175 2317 0.448
455 15317 73847 203478
United Kingdom University of Birmingham University of Birmingham Law / Law and Legal Studies

Environmental Regulation |

29 15 0.517 62 20 0.323 3962 1506 0.380
219 15489 74716 205784
United Kingdom Durham University Durham University Law / Law and Legal Studies

Rape Law and Policy | Rape | Torture and Human Rights | Restorative Justice and Sexual Violence | Feminist Judgements and Women in t |

29 21 0.724 57 32 0.561 3362 1987 0.591
411 15540 75102 206831
United Kingdom University of Nottingham University of Nottingham Law / Law and Legal Studies

public international law | international law | human rights | international criminal law | international humanitarian law |

29 21 0.724 43 36 0.837 3175 1520 0.479
55 15634 75678 208259
United Kingdom Lincoln University Lincoln University Law / Law and Legal Studies

Victimology | Criminology | Green Criminology | Gender Studies | Criminal Justice |

29 25 0.862 58 48 0.828 2950 1965 0.666
15 15986 77856 214345
United Kingdom Edge Hill University Edge Hill University Law / Law and Legal Studies

crime history | prison history | tourism | Dartmoor |

28 20 0.714 66 39 0.591 5063 3772 0.745
44 16090 78265 215545
United Kingdom University of the West of England University of the West of England Law / Law and Legal Studies

law. human rights |

28 9 0.321 36 9 0.250 4139 323 0.078

January 1, 2022 Total 716.979 scientist, 212 country, 14.130 university... January 6, 2023 Total 1.264.669 scientist, 216 country, 19.528 university

434 16244 78876 217188
United Kingdom University of Leeds University of Leeds Law / Law and Legal Studies

Law |

28 15 0.536 84 27 0.321 3535 913 0.258
180 16457 80102 220336
United Kingdom London School of Economics and Political Science London School of Economics and Political Science Law / Law and Legal Studies

human rights | civil liberties | terrorism |

28 15 0.536 57 21 0.368 2945 714 0.242
443 16490 80337 220905
United Kingdom University of Nottingham University of Nottingham Law / Law and Legal Studies

law | penology | criminology |

28 15 0.536 61 23 0.377 2864 1032 0.360
108 16582 81026 222701
United Kingdom Swansea University Swansea University Law / Law and Legal Studies

criminology |

28 11 0.393 43 18 0.419 2637 546 0.207
22 16623 81402 223667
United Kingdom School of Oriental and African Studies University of London School of Oriental and African Studies University of London Law / Law and Legal Studies

law | environment | natural resources | water and sanitation | India |

28 14 0.500 61 26 0.426 2513 827 0.329
17 16654 81585 224168
United Kingdom Edge Hill University Edge Hill University Law / Law and Legal Studies

criminology | social science | philosophy | theology |

28 16 0.571 48 24 0.500 2448 784 0.320
85 16750 82462 226448
United Kingdom Northumbria University Northumbria University Law / Law and Legal Studies

criminology | policing | race |

28 16 0.571 34 23 0.676 1970 671 0.341
684 16858 82929 227909
United Kingdom University of Cambridge University of Cambridge Law / Law and Legal Studies

Criminology |

27 26 0.963 38 34 0.895 5567 3594 0.646
168 17355 85472 234968
United Kingdom University of Leicester University of Leicester Law / Law and Legal Studies

Hate Crime | Targeted Hostility | Victimisation | Vulnerability | 'Otherness' |

27 20 0.741 39 29 0.744 2766 1371 0.496
543 17462 86200 236909
United Kingdom University of Edinburgh University of Edinburgh Law / Law and Legal Studies

Medical Law | Data Protection Law | Research Ethics | Health Research Regulation | Health Law |

27 22 0.815 70 47 0.671 2534 1685 0.665
632 17856 88784 244076
United Kingdom King's College London King's College London Law / Law and Legal Studies

Antisocial behaviour |

26 18 0.692 34 29 0.853 4170 1354 0.325
75 18367 91880 252381
United Kingdom University of Portsmouth University of Portsmouth Law / Law and Legal Studies

expertise in offenders | dual processing | crime prevention | rehabilitation |

26 18 0.692 40 27 0.675 2403 941 0.392
42 18463 92538 254203
United Kingdom University of Central Lancashire University of Central Lancashire Law / Law and Legal Studies

international law |

26 13 0.500 57 21 0.368 2229 686 0.308
116 18492 92724 254680
United Kingdom Cardiff University Cardiff University Law / Law and Legal Studies

social theory of law | philosophy of law | jurisprudence | constitutional theory | EU law theory |

26 14 0.538 57 19 0.333 2181 718 0.329
158 18613 93825 257476
United Kingdom University of Kent University of Kent Law / Law and Legal Studies

bankruptcy | consumer credit |

26 13 0.500 46 19 0.413 1846 607 0.329
200 18827 94960 260861
United Kingdom Lancaster University Lancaster University Law / Law and Legal Studies

child protection and family support | family law | problem solving justice | transformative social science |

25 22 0.880 57 40 0.702 3780 1996 0.528
528 19338 97781 268559
United Kingdom University of Nottingham University of Nottingham Law / Law and Legal Studies

mental health/capacity law |

25 15 0.600 39 30 0.769 2312 1066 0.461
195 19421 98391 270166
United Kingdom University of Sussex University of Sussex Law / Law and Legal Studies

EU Law | Antitrust Law | Competition Law | Energy | State Aid |

25 9 0.360 51 8 0.157 2168 428 0.197
244 19555 99382 272705
United Kingdom University of Liverpool University of Liverpool Law / Law and Legal Studies

crime history | longitudinal studies of sentencing | digital history |

25 17 0.680 40 21 0.525 1959 807 0.412
89 19933 101607 279069
United Kingdom Open University UK Open University UK Law / Law and Legal Studies

prisons | punishment | abolitionism | abolition | critical social theory |

24 16 0.667 53 25 0.472 3404 1063 0.312
26 20010 101956 280069
United Kingdom Leeds Beckett University (Leeds Metropolitan University) Leeds Beckett University (Leeds Metropolitan University) Law / Law and Legal Studies

Criminology | Poverty |

24 14 0.583 33 16 0.485 3062 987 0.322
610 20038 102108 280534
United Kingdom University of Birmingham University of Birmingham Law / Law and Legal Studies

Law |

24 13 0.542 55 18 0.327 2944 701 0.238
701 20095 102456 281498
United Kingdom King's College London King's College London Law / Law and Legal Studies

Law |

24 13 0.542 56 21 0.375 2753 777 0.282
775 20479 104645 287281
United Kingdom University of Cambridge University of Cambridge Law / Law and Legal Studies

European Union |

24 11 0.458 31 11 0.355 2118 555 0.262
44 20520 104953 288037
United Kingdom Middlesex University Middlesex University Law / Law and Legal Studies

EU Public Law | Comparative Public Law | Rule of Law | Human Rights Law |

24 17 0.708 48 35 0.729 2061 1455 0.706
368 20537 105095 288445
United Kingdom Queen Mary University of London Queen Mary University of London Law / Law and Legal Studies

International law | EU law | migration and refugee studies | borders and security | human rights |

24 21 0.875 29 26 0.897 2030 1365 0.672
151 20969 108197 297334
United Kingdom Swansea University Swansea University Law / Law and Legal Studies

Extremism | Terrorism | Ideology | Social Media | Propaganda |

23 21 0.913 35 31 0.886 3772 2440 0.647
238 20985 108249 297491
United Kingdom University of Surrey University of Surrey Law / Law and Legal Studies

Criminology | Quantitative Methods | Social Research |

23 21 0.913 36 33 0.917 3657 2302 0.629
574 21084 108625 298598
United Kingdom University of Sheffield University of Sheffield Law / Law and Legal Studies

23 13 0.565 31 15 0.484 3138 1031 0.329
795 21376 110136 302911
United Kingdom University of Cambridge University of Cambridge Law / Law and Legal Studies

Law |

23 17 0.739 35 24 0.686 2317 834 0.360
20 21441 110513 303907
United Kingdom University of South Wales University of South Wales Law / Law and Legal Studies

(i) Homicide (ii) Criminal Investigation (iii) Violent Crime |

23 16 0.696 40 20 0.500 2223 911 0.410
270 21503 110873 304901
United Kingdom Loughborough University Loughborough University Law / Law and Legal Studies

youth justice | children first |

23 16 0.696 45 30 0.667 2139 1029 0.481
271 21511 110941 305080
United Kingdom Loughborough University Loughborough University Law / Law and Legal Studies

Youth justice | criminology | children's rights | research methods |

23 16 0.696 44 29 0.659 2126 1019 0.479
272 21512 110946 305093
United Kingdom Loughborough University Loughborough University Law / Law and Legal Studies

youth justice |

23 16 0.696 44 29 0.659 2125 1019 0.480
98 21607 111462 306541
United Kingdom University of Huddersfield University of Huddersfield Law / Law and Legal Studies

Crime Prevention through Environmental Design | crime prevention | community safety | designing out crime |

23 16 0.696 37 23 0.622 2018 926 0.459

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588 21697 112170 308577
United Kingdom University of Leeds University of Leeds Law / Law and Legal Studies

Criminal justice | victims of crime | trauma | mental health | sexual violence |

23 18 0.783 36 25 0.694 1885 878 0.466
242 21971 114407 314462
United Kingdom Lancaster University Lancaster University Law / Law and Legal Studies

Criminology |

23 18 0.783 33 26 0.788 1504 881 0.586
242 22242 115960 319310
United Kingdom London School of Economics and Political Science London School of Economics and Political Science Law / Law and Legal Studies

medical law | medical ethics | reproductive technologies | end of life issues | pharmaceutical industry |

22 17 0.773 41 26 0.634 3111 1629 0.524
677 22349 116425 320754
United Kingdom University of Birmingham University of Birmingham Law / Law and Legal Studies

Social Policy | Poverty | Criminology | Social Harm |

22 16 0.727 29 21 0.724 2679 1269 0.474
262 22421 116787 321786
United Kingdom University of Strathclyde University of Strathclyde Law / Law and Legal Studies

law | gender | sex work | prostitution | socio legal studies |

22 16 0.727 28 20 0.714 2482 1186 0.478
3 22510 117271 323118
United Kingdom School of Advanced Study University of London School of Advanced Study University of London Law / Law and Legal Studies

law | gender and sexuality | legal methods and systems | tort law |

22 10 0.455 29 11 0.379 2295 454 0.198
223 22542 117437 323567
United Kingdom University of Sussex University of Sussex Law / Law and Legal Studies

Law | Internet | Regulation | Policy | Convergence |

22 12 0.545 46 16 0.348 2244 796 0.355
250 22643 117990 325114
United Kingdom London School of Economics and Political Science London School of Economics and Political Science Law / Law and Legal Studies

Law |

22 14 0.636 40 17 0.425 2090 730 0.349
144 22675 118155 325586
United Kingdom Northumbria University Northumbria University Law / Law and Legal Studies

Green Criminology | Critical Criminology |

22 18 0.818 40 36 0.900 2047 1416 0.692
93 22999 120372 331534
United Kingdom Birkbeck University of London Birkbeck University of London Law / Law and Legal Studies

law |

22 20 0.909 39 33 0.846 1679 1090 0.649