Johns Hopkins University's motion to dismiss a family's lawsuit over development plans for a Montgomery County farm was denied Friday evening, according to the plaintiffs.
The suit claims that Hopkins' plan to construct high-rise buildings on the land violates an agreement the land's previous owner entered into with the university more than twenty years ago, according to a statement from plaintiffs, led by John Timothy Newell.
Gaithersburg, would be limited to a low-rise campus.
The suit was filed by Banks' heirs in November in Montgomery County Circuit Court.
Johns Hopkins loses motion to dismiss donor intent suit
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