Thomas Farr, center, confers with Alexander McC. Peters, left and Phil Strach, right, during a break in state court where they defended GOP lawmakers on a challenge to the now-defunct Voter ID law. Farr was nominated on Thursday, July 13, 2017, by President Donald Trump to fill a federal judge post in the Eastern District of NC.
Thomas Farr, center, confers with Alexander McC. Peters, left and Phil Strach, right, during a break in state court where they defended GOP lawmakers on a challenge to the now-defunct Voter ID law. Farr was nominated on Thursday, July 13, 2017, by President Donald Trump to fill a federal judge post in the Eastern District of NC. Chris Seward N&O file
Thomas Farr, center, confers with Alexander McC. Peters, left and Phil Strach, right, during a break in state court where they defended GOP lawmakers on a challenge to the now-defunct Voter ID law. Farr was nominated on Thursday, July 13, 2017, by President Donald Trump to fill a federal judge post in the Eastern District of NC. Chris Seward N&O file