with good reason

with (good) reason

Having a sound, justifiable cause or purpose. Yes, it was I who denied the defendant's application, but with reason—none of his supporting documentation was from within the last six months, as stipulated on our department's website. Officers may only search a person's private belongings or possessions with good reason that can be proven to the courts.
See also: reason

with good reason

Because something has already been proven to be true or justified. Yes, I'm suspicious, but with good reason—I've already caught her twice.
See also: good, reason
References in classic literature ?
Whether this be true or not, I cannot prevail upon myself to become his accuser--and I think with good reason. If I made the matter public, I have no evidence but moral evidence to bring forward.
She feared, and with good reason, that if his Majesty and the Tin Woodman Joined forces, it would mean danger to her and her entire army; for the people of Oz had not yet forgotten the deeds of these famous heroes, who had passed successfully through so many startling adventures.
All being would ye MAKE thinkable: for ye doubt with good reason whether it be already thinkable.
First of all, you're trying to catch an eligible gentleman, and all Moscow will be talking of it, and with good reason. If you have evening parties, invite everyone, don't pick out the possible suitors.
Margaret Thatcher faced (in our view, with good reason) ferocious criticism in the 1980s.
2008-13, the IRS ruled that an incentive plan is not performance-based compensation because it allows payments upon involuntary termination without cause by the employer, voluntary termination by the employee with good reason, or voluntary retirement regardless of whether the performance goals are met.
Several sequences are cut from the book, with mixed results, The Count's taking of Lucy, which involves a wolf spirited from the zoo, is ridiculous and does not appear here, with good reason. However, we don't witness Lucy rising from the dead, which is a powerful scene.
Despite the lip service glam rock paid to style-as-substance with its silver lame space suits and sexual ambiguity, there's no denying that its icons communicated something essential; outsider adolescents worshiped classic Bowie with good reason. Judging from his debut CD, actor-rocker Cahoon knows the genre well--he certainly looks the part--but his performances stop short of the rabid insanity of Iggy Pop or Freddie Mercury's extravagant affectation.
With a $1.8 billion capacity upgrade project underway at Port Newark/Elizabeth, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is working hard to support industrial real estate development in the region--and with good reason.
But that isn't always enough to stop duplication, and with good reason. Continental's Steve Goepfert, who reports functionally to the audit committee, notes that AS2 specifically says that "the auditor's own work must provide the principal evidence for the audit opinion."
This is subtitled "The Second Bumming," and with good reason: this issue is full of solid bummers, man, from the opening photo of a disgustingly fat lady puking to the tore up butt shots on the last page.
In fact, without special training and equipment, these maneuvers are illegal--and with good reason. In a mandatory pre-flight briefing, as students you're taught that if you "pull too many G's," you--run the risk of graying out your eyesight, falling victim to tunnel vision and blacking out.
Cantor, IG, and Spreadex all make the supremacy a your-choice affair, and with good reason.
A Many consumers are going digital these days--and with good reason. Digital cameras provide a fun and convenient way to share photos with friends, family, and colleagues, particularly via the Internet.
Her first, Lara (Angela Royal Publishers Ltd, 1997), won several awards, including the Ethnic Multicultural Media Awards' Best Book prize, and with good reason. The poetry in her sophomore effort is often engrossing and provocative, and she freely mixes Standard English, Latin phrases and British street slang throughout the narrative.