After hearing Jeffrey Toobin tell Wolf Blitzer that it's "inevitable the rest of the country will follow" the states that have adopted gay marriage, Stephen Colbert thanked his wife Lorraine "for 25 good years" and welcomed his new husband and welcomed his new "government-mandated life partner Roger Cornsworth."
Still, Stephen is "pumped to the gavels" for the start of the Supreme Court session and takes a look at the rise in influence of "friend of the court", or amicus briefs, which were cited by SCOTUS 124 times from 2008 to 2013.
"As a wise man once said, there's nothing wrong with quoting someone who doesn't know what they're talking about."
Colbert welcomes Professor Allison Orr Larsen to examine whether this phenomenon is a good or a bad thing.
Watch, AFTER THE JUMP…