Tuesday, September 20, 2022 | 5:20 p.m.
Vice President Cristina Kirchner will defend herself next Friday before the oral court that is handling the trial for public works in Santa Cruz, in her capacity as a lawyer and in accordance with the article of the Criminal Procedure Code that provides for it, this was confirmed Tuesday.
“Dr. Fernández de Kirchner is going to take part in the exposition of this allegation and she is going to do it in accordance with article 104, which gives her that right as a lawyer to be able to act on her own behalf,” announced the vice president’s defender, Carlos Beraldi. , at the close of his technical argument.
Article 104 of the Code of Criminal Procedure establishes that “the accused shall have the right to have himself defended by a registered lawyer of his trust or by the official defender; he may also defend himself personally provided that this does not prejudice the effectiveness of the defense and does not impede the normal substantiation of the process”.