Two high profile cases in Lomas de Zamora were decided by juries, and both resulted in unanimous convictions.
In addition, the Court of Appeals strongly supported the jury trial against an unusual decision of a judge.
CASE DARÍO Avalos: "The jury gave us a lesson"
The first of these judgments, the "Darío Avalos” case, is undoubtedly the most important trial by jury made in the Province of Buenos Aires thus far. Not only because of the number of defendants (six), but because it involved a very serious and violent dispute among two rival factions of the UOCRA (the union of construction workers), which resulted in the shooting and death of Darío Avalos.