Now that Justice John Paul Stevens has announced his retirement from the U.S. Supreme Court this summer, we can pretty much expect an endless stream of appointee speculations, rehashings of nomination battles past and pretty much anything — anything! — that's vaguely SCOTUS-related until we actually want our brains to explode and just get it over with.
So, let's get an early start on all that with this list of Stephen Colbert's nine best Supreme Court clips…
How to Bork a Nominee
The list continues after the jump…
The Colbert Report airs Monday through Thursday at 11:30pm / 10:30c.
Clarence Thomas' New Job
Senator Wences Questions Sonia Sotomayor
Farewell, Supreme Court
Neutral Man's Burden
Interview with Jeffrey Toobin
Quitter/Bookshelf of Broken Dreams
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