Applying an Unratified Treaty in U.S. Domestic Courts: A New Paradigm?
Judicial Implications of Treaty Ratification On December 4, 2012, the United States Senate failed to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). The vote was 61 to 38, lacking just five votes to pass the two-thirds threshold for ratification. The ratification failed despite unanimous support from the Senate Foreign … Read more