U.S. Senator Ben Sasse, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, released the following statement regarding Chief Judge Laurie Smith Camp’s announcement that she would take senior status on the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska effective December 2018.

"Chief Judge Laurie Smith Camp has faithfully served Nebraskans and we wish her all the best. In the coming weeks, as we look to fill her seat, we’ll be looking for men and women of integrity who are also committed to the Constitution and the rule of law."

Senators Sasse and Fischer will soon announce the application process for Nebraskans interested in filling Chief Judge Smith Camp’s vacancy on the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska.