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Aim of the study: This study aimed to collect the figure of documents published in ten journals on the subject of Law indexed in the Scopus-Elsevier database and citations.

Methods/Approaches: The study's data acquired from the Scopus-Elsevier database with enrolled International standard Serial Number (ISSN) as default in the searching menu, and downloaded comma-separated value (CSV) file for calculating the results.

Results: This study reveals that 3967 documents were published in ten law journals from 2010 – 2019. Total 2793; 73% of documents got citations in this study—maximum 834; 83.4% of documents published in Harvard Law Review. And 153; 15.3% of documents published by Harvard Law Review and American Law and Economic Review as a minimum. Total 2495 citations from 1 – 10 times get on top position out of 28317 citations counted collectively. The 282; 91.5% documents of the Journal of Law and Economics cited out of 308 documents as maximum, and 442; 53% documents of Harvard Law Review as a minimum. External citations 1966; 68% are larger than from 927; Self-citations.

Conclusion: The citing strength shows the value and worth of publications in the disciplines of Law and Litigation in this technological era. The viewing and referencing describe the sensitivity, awakens, and attention of law intellectuals towards justice.