Open Access Criminal justice Journals

A list of Open Access Criminal justice journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Criminal justice is system of governments directed at mitigating crime, or sanctioning those who violate laws with criminal penalties and rehabilitation efforts

All articles published in Open Access journals have undergone peer review and upon acceptance are immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.

This list of Criminal justice OA journals will hopefully make it easier for you to have a better idea regarding where your want to publish your Criminal justice manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Criminal justice journals that may be relevant to your field of study. In any case, we've also included other journals that may also offer more affordable publishing fees.We've made this extensive list of open access Criminal justice journals so you can get a better overview of all the journals where you can publish open access.Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Criminal justice venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.


All the open access Criminal justice journals in this list are indexed in OA.mg.
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Criminal justice OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Criminal justice Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Health & Justice2194-7899Springer Nature194157328.9Website
Decolonization of criminology and justice2703-1861Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Library273225.9
The wrongful conviction law review2563-2574University of Alberta Libraries411022
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Open Access (OA)?
Open access is an international movement that aims to provide free and open online access to academic information, such as publications and data
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
It refers to the strength of association between this journal being listed and the concept, from 0-100. For example, the Journal Of Research In Mechanical Engineering has a relevance of “0” when listed under “Open Access Computer Science Journals” because it has no relevance to the field of Computer Science.
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations demonstrate how frequently publications from this journal are cited in other papers. We obtain this information via OpenAlex. Although the accuracy is questionable, it might nevertheless aid you in gaining an understanding of how prestigious a publication is overall.
Where can I find other lists like this one?
If you're interested in seing more lists similar to this one, you can find all our lists on OA.mg
How can I publish my paper on OA.mg?
At the moment, we do not offer publishing services, that's why we made these lists, so you can find the right journal to publish your paper in. Our goal with OA.mg is to help disseminate research.
What is an APC?
Authors usually have to pay a one-time Article Processing Charge (APC) to cover the costs of peer review, publishing, and dissemination of published papers in a given journal.
What are the different Open Access types?
Depending on the license, a research paper might be categorised as a) Gold Open Access, which means the paper is freely available and fully accessible to everyone, b) Hybrid Open Access, which means that the authors can pay an APC to make the paper freely available, or c) Green Open Access, which means that there is a possiblity to make subcription based journal articles freely avaiable by uploading the peer-reviewed article to an instiutional repository. Among these, Diamond, Black, and Bronze Open Access also exist.