(2) To remain silent.
(3) To present and cross-examine witnesses.
(4) To have the hearing recorded by a court reporter.
(d) The person who is the subject of the petition, the person's
attorney, the Attorney General or the State's Attorney may request
that a trial under Section 35 of this Act be to a jury. A verdict
of a jury under this Act is not valid unless it is unanimous.
(e) Whenever the person who is the subject of the petition is
required to submit to an examination under this Act, he or she may
retain experts or professional persons to perform an examination. The State has the right to have the person evaluated by an expert chosen by the State. All examiners retained by or appointed for any party
shall have reasonable access to the person for the purpose of the
examination, as well as to the person's past and present treatment
records and patient health care records. If the person is
indigent, the court shall, upon the person's request, appoint a
qualified and available expert or professional person to perform
an examination. Upon the order of the circuit court, the county
shall pay, as part of the costs of the action, the costs of a
court-appointed expert or professional person to perform an
examination and participate in the trial on behalf of an indigent
(Source: P.A. 96-1128, eff. 1-1-11.)