Oscar Holt, III

Associate Professor
Criminal Justice, Legal Studies and Homeland Security
Oscar Holt III is an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Law at St. John’s University, Jamaica, New York. Also, he maintains an office in Garden City, New York, for the private practice of law. His area of specialty is criminal defense. He has earned three degrees from St. John’s University: a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics/Education, a Master’s in Counselor Education and a Juris Doctorate. He is a co-coach of the nationally recognized St. John’s University Intercollegiate Mock Trial Team. He is a member of the Judiciary Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association; a past member of the Magistrate Judge Selection Committee of the United States District Court, Eastern District of New York; and former member of the New York City Mayor’s Committee on the Judiciary, and the Committee on the Judiciary of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

Courses Taught

CRJ
2000
INTRO CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
CRJ
2003
AMERICAN JUDICIAL SYSTEM
CRJ
3113
PENAL LAW
CRJ
3114
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE LAW
CRJ
3116
LAW OF EVIDENCE
LES
1003
TORT LAW
LES
1004
LITIGATION PRACTICE (CIVIL)
LES
1040
TRIAL PRACTICE
LES
1100
INTRO TO LEGAL STUDIES