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The dismissal of 170 Sept. 11-related cases for failure to comply with court orders was upheld on Tuesday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Southern District Judge Alvin Hellerstein (See Profile) had dismissed the 170 cases, brought in 2012 by plaintiffs who worked as office cleaners in buildings surrounding the World Trade Center after the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks. The reason cited by the judge was failure to prosecute: despite being granted time extensions, 85 plaintiffs submitted insufficient written certifications that their interrogatory answers were true and correct under penalty of perjury and 85 submitted no certification at all.

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