show good cause

show good cause

To demonstrate reasonable cause, motive, or purpose (for something). The judge ruled that federal prosecutors showed good cause for targeting the senator's personal finances in their investigation.
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show good ˈcause (for something/for doing something)

(law) give a good reason for something: Can you show good cause for your accusation?She could show no good cause for being in the office at midnight.
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Now, only a few states still follow "may issue" and the majority has gone with the reform model of "shall issue"--requiring those authorities to grant permits to all law-abiding applicants or show good cause for why not.
The case hinges on whether the plaintiff in a representative action under PAGA is entitled to discovery of the names and contact information of other "aggrieved employees" at the beginning of the proceeding, or if the plaintiff is first required to show good cause in order to have access to such information.
She said the prosecution also failed to show good cause in presenting new evidence not mentioned during the pretrial conference.
The court found that he and his partner "failed to show good cause for the untimely filings.
January 15, 2013 (KHARTOUM) -- The Sudanese justice minister Mohamed Bushara Dousa vowed to criminally prosecute constitutional post-holders who fail to file their financial disclosure forms unless they show good cause for not doing so.
Admitted to practice: 1981) Lecznar was found in contempt for repeated failure to adequately respond to official Bar inquiries and failure to show good cause for noncompliance.
In rural areas, you can generally get a CCW if you can show good cause.
Fitzsimmons (1981), reasoning that the Secretary would have to show good cause to invoke the fiduciary exception.
Thus, for example, the regulations allow further extensions beyond one six-month extension only to executors abroad who can show good cause.
Even if the Supreme Court was to assume that good cause was shown as to why the summons and complaint that arrived in the possession of the insured, and the agent was not answered in a timely manner, it concluded it must nevertheless affirm the entry of default because petitioner has failed to show good cause as to why the summons and complaint that arrived in Myrtle Beach went unanswered.
Redbord, deputy regional attorney for the NLRB, said the union cannot petition for another election for at least six months unless it can show good cause.
discovery if the requesting party fails to show good cause.
As with hard information, only electronic data that is relevant to the case is discoverable, and ESI that is very hard to get to--back-up tapes or obsolete formats--is only discoverable when the requesting party can show good cause, Jones said.
If the plaintiff was unable to show good cause as to why the court should not do so, the court was bound to dismiss the case.
During the hearing, Jurcoane submitted a six-page letter, in addition to others, which the court ``read and considered'' before finding that Jurcoane failed to show good cause.