Western Michigan University Political Science Professor Mark Hurwitz was on WMUK today talking about Michigan’s system for nominating judges. You can listen to the interview here. He begins talking about how the system evolved in Michigan at 12:45. You can also read the speech he gave to the membership at the 2011 Annual Luncheon here or download the article that was published in Judicature here. Professor Hurwitz received a grant from the Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society to study this topic.