Updated, 4:35 p.m.: The hearing, originally scheduled for 10 a.m., has been moved to 1:30 p.m., according to representatives for Tim Newell. The judge is expecting to make a ruling immediately after hearing arguments from each side.
Original Post, 12 p.m.: from the heirs of the former owner of Belward Farm will be heard in Montgomery County Circuit Court tomorrow, Feb. 1.
The hearing will be held at 10 a.m. in courtroom 14, 50 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, Md., according to Donna Baron of Scale-It-Back.com, a website advocating against the grandiose scale of Hopkins' plans to develop a 4.6 million square-foot, high-rise commercial complex.
The university originally agreed in 1989 to build a low-rise academic campus no larger than 1.4 million square feet of gross floor area.
Tim Newell, nephew of former Belward owner Elizabeth Banks and lead plaintiff in the breach of donor intent lawsuit, said he believes the university's motion to dismiss will not be successful.
"My one and only goal in this case is to obtain justice for my Aunt Liz, my
Uncle Roland and My Mother Beulah," Newell told Patch in an email. "I am confident this hearing will be the first step in reaching that goal."
Johns Hopkins University spokeswoman Robin Ferrier said the university would not make any statement prior to the hearing.
Editor's Note: The hearing was originally scheduled