U.S. Senator Ben Sasse issued the following statement after the death of distinguished District Judge Laurie Smith Camp.

"Judge Smith Camp was a smart, well-respected jurist who committed her life to serving her community and upholding the rule of law. She served her community for years and was an impeccable jurist who paved the way for women in the legal field in Nebraska. Melissa and I mourn her death. We pray tonight for her family and loved ones."