In the waning days of his presidency, William J. Clinton authorized the United States signature of the Rome Treaty establishing an International Criminal Court (ICC), making the United States the 138th country to sign the treaty by the December 30th deadline.
Scharf, Michael P.
"The United States And The International Criminal Court: A recommendation For The Bush Administration,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 7
, Article 12.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/ilsajournal/vol7/iss2/12