Former President Barack Obama called for jury duty in Illinois

Barack Obama was called for jury duty on Friday.
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Barack Obama was called for jury duty on Friday.

Credit: Bruce Glikas

Credit: Bruce Glikas

Former President Barack Obama is going to court next month, but he won’t be testifying.

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Obama was called for jury duty in Illinois and said he plans to serve, WLS reported Friday, citing to Cook County officials.

Obama, who owns a home in Chicago's Kenwood neighborhood, will serve in November, WLS reported.

The former president lives in Washington, but maintains a home in Chicago. He is not the first former president to be called to jury duty, CNN reported.

Obama is not the first former president to receive a notice for jury duty. In 2015, former President George W. Bush reported for jury duty was called and appeared at a Dallas courthouse, CNN reported. He sat through the selection process but was not chosen.