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Last Updated: Oct 16, 2014     Views: 9

The State Department publication Treaties in Force (TIF) will tell you if the United States has ratified a particular bilateral or multilateral treaty. Bilateral treaties are arranged in Section 1 by country and subject. Section 2 arranges multilateral treaties by subject. TIF can be found at the State Department's website.

It is also available in Hein Online in the Treaties and Agreements Library.

It is also available in Lexis Nexis in the USTIF file.

Status information about a particular treaty that the United States is a party to can also be found in the Treaties and International Agreements Online database available here. Once you have located the treaty in the database click the "Document Details" link to get information about the treaty and citations to official sources if available.

For more information about treaty research see our research guide A Guide to Treaty Research here or our LibGuide Treaties and International Agreements at Burns Law Library here.

If you are accessing subscription databases from home, you will need to configure your browser to come through our proxy server. Instructions for doing so can be found here.


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