The process in the United States of negotiating and ratifying human rights treaties seldom engages the states, either individually or collectively.
Nafziger, James A. R.
"State Collaboration In United States Ratification Of Human Rights Treaties,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 3
, Article 17.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/ilsajournal/vol3/iss2/17