(725 ILCS 205/5)
(from Ch. 38, par. 105-5)
The respondent in any proceedings under this Act shall have the
right to demand a trial by jury and to be represented by counsel. The cost of representation by counsel for an indigent respondent shall be paid by the county in which the proceeding is brought. At the
hearing on the petition it shall be competent to introduce evidence of the
commission by the respondent of any number of crimes together with whatever
punishments, if any, were inflicted.
(Source: P.A. 98-88, eff. 7-15-13.)