Greg Woods, J.D.

Greg Woods


J.D., San Francisco Law School; San Francisco, CA

Teaching Interests:
Criminal Law; Ethics in Criminal Justice; Organized Crime; Gangs & Terrorism; Victimology; Juvenile Justice; Constitutional Law; Criminal Procedure; Methods of Incarceration & Restorative Models of Criminal Justice.

Curriculum Vitae

MH 508

Fall 2019
Office Hours

8:00 am - 9:00 am
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
or by appointment

Greg Woods teaches with the Department of Justice Studies at San José State University, the Department of Sociology at the University of San Francisco, and the San José Police Department where he regularly presents Policing in the Current Political and Social Climate to new police academy graduates. Professor Woods conducted training seminars, through a foreign language interpreter, to top Beijing police officials from the Ministry of Security of the People's Republic of China, emphasizing sources of legal authority, limitations to the use of force and legal remedies in response to police misconduct. Professor Woods has also lectured at Cal State East Bay, Sonoma State, and San Francisco State Universities. A respected legal trend and law enforcement expert, Greg Woods is regularly featured on television and radio programs, podcasts and in print. He received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from San Francisco Law School and lives and works in the Bay Area.