Benjamin Crump, Attorney for Trayvon Martin’s Family, Takes on Case of Robbie Tolan Who Was Shot by Police in Driveway of his Parents’ Home

Robbie Tolan, left, speaks during a rally for Trayvon Martin on March 26, 2012. Tolan hired Martin's family's lawyer, Benjamin Crump, after the Supreme Court reinstated his case. (James Nielsen, Houston Chronicle)

Robbie Tolan, left, speaks during a rally for Trayvon Martin on March 26, 2012. Tolan hired Martin’s family’s lawyer, Benjamin Crump, after the Supreme Court reinstated his case. (James Nielsen, Houston Chronicle)

Benjamin Crump, the high-profile civil rights attorney who represented Trayvon Martin’s family against George Zimmerman last year, announced Sunday that he has been hired by a former minor league baseball player who was shot by a Bellaire police sergeant in 2008. Continue reading