“While the above actions are worrying in the extreme, we want to make clear that the focus of this letter is not the individual who was hired but, rather, the members of the federal judiciary who chose to hire her,” Nadler and Johnson said. “This past conduct was clearly publicly available by the time of these judges’ hiring decisions. If the judges were not aware of their law clerk’s widely reported record, their negligent hiring practices present their own set of problems with the judiciary.”