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Date of this Version

Winter 1-16-2019

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Pradhan, B. and Pattnaik, A. (2019) Global papers on Supreme Court judgments during 2000-2016: A bibliometric study. Library Philosophy and Practice.


This paper analyses the growth and development of productivity in Supreme Court Judgments Worldwide during the period 2000-2016, data extracted from Scopus database. The focus of the study is on highest producing countries and institutions engaged in research and their impact on the society. The study shows that the World output in Supreme Court judgments has grown continuously during the period of study but in an inconsistent way. USA contributed highest 49.64% papers to the total World’s output followed by UK and Canada. Only a small proportion (35.99%) remains uncited during the period of study.