Supreme Court Jokes
5 years after he unfurled a 14-foot "Bong Hits 4 Jesus" banner on a Juneau, Alaska, street, Joseph Frederick has a date at the Supreme Court in what is shaping up as an important test of constitutional rights.
The disappointment on Frederick's face was evident, when he finally understood bailiffs' explanation that "Supreme" meant'the nation's highest court,' and not'comes with sour cream & tomato.'
The Supreme Court recently overturned a long-standing precedent requiring police to knock and announce themselves at the door before entering to search premises and gather evidence.
This overturns the previous "Don't Knock, Don't Tell" policy of many police forces throughout the country, who know that if you knock on a criminal's door and say "police!" they will flush all the drugs down the toilet before answering the door.
Retired Supreme Court justice Sandra Day O'Connor revealed that last year each member of the court received baked goods in the mail laced with enough rat poison to kill them all several times over. "I know that sounds bad", O'Connor said. "...but you never had to eat Scalia's tuna casserole!"
President Obama intends to name a Supreme Court justice who combines "empathy and understanding" to replace David Souter. Naturally, this rules out a man.
Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor is exprected to face a host of hostile questions from members of the Senate Judiciary Committee during her confirmation hearings. To prepare for the hearings, Sotomayor will appear for one week on "The View."