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Charles E. Holster III, Esq. holds a J.D. from Hofstra University’s School of Law and an M.B.A. from Hofstra University’s Graduate School of Business. He is admitted to practice law before the courts of the State of New York, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, the U.S. Court of International Trade, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Holster is an active member the Nassau County, New York, Bar Association, and is a former chairperson of its Appellate Practice Committee. He is a longtime member of the NCBA Criminal Law and Procedure Committee, and its Matrimonial Law Committee. He has also served as an editor on its Publications Committee, and has lectured for the Nassau Academy of Law. Charles has authored numerous articles published in The Nassau Lawyer, and The Attorney of Nassau County. He is also a member of the Suffolk County, New York, Bar Association, and is the author of numerous articles published in The Suffolk Lawyer. He is also a member of the SCBA Appellate Practice Committee, Criminal Law Committee, and its Matrimonial and Family Law Committee. His Garden City, New York, law practice is concentrated on civil and criminal appeals. (e-mail: [email protected]). (website:

The Government Must Now Obtain A Warrant To Compel Disclosure of Cell Phone Location Records

Attorney Charles Holster discusses the ramifications of the June 22, 2018 Supreme Court decision, Carpenter v. United States that held a warrant is required before a wireless telephone service provider may be compelled by a governmental entity to turn over its customer’s “historical” Cell Site Location Information.

Subjects: Civil Liberties, Communications, Communications Law, Criminal Law, Legal Research, Privacy