"Prominent North Carolina Republican lawyer Thomas Farr passed away Monday, according to extended family members. Close colleague and attorney Phil Strach told Carolina Journal that Farr was a “titan” of the legal profession.

“He had a professionalism, a belovedness, that even people we are regularly against in court acknowledge,” said Strach. “Professionalism was one of his defining characteristics and incredibly important to him.”

A major player in the litigation over North Carolina’s district maps and fierce defender of North Carolina’s constitutional amendment for voter ID, Farr was twice nominated to be a federal judge by former President Donald Trump, and twice by former President George W. Bush."