Congrats to Steve Mercer, '94, head of Forensics for the Maryland Public Defender Service, upon the publication of his article, Shadow Dwellers: The Underregulated World of State and Local DNA Databases by the New York University Annual Survey of American Law, Volume 69, Issue 3, which he co-authored with Jessica Gabel. (Cite as 69 N.Y.U. Ann. Surv. Am. L. 639 (2014).) Mercer is a long-time adjunct professor at the School of Law who teaches the courses Forensic Scientific Evidence and Uniform Commercial Code.