reasonable ground

See: likelihood
References in classic literature ?
In part the decision read: "There is no reasonable ground for interfering with the liberty of persons or the right of free contract by determining the hours of labor in the occupation of a baker.
I do not mean to ask you to accept anything without reasonable ground for it.
The Militia of the Equilaterals was at once called out; and every Triangle suspected of Irregularity on reasonable grounds, was destroyed by Court Martial, without the formality of exact measurement by the Social Board.
I am only going, on the reasonable grounds I have mentioned, to take him back to Coketown.
But she shall forgive me again, and on more reasonable grounds.
A division bench, comprising Justice Aamer Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani, in a detailed order on the rejection of bail granted to the mall owner Rana Abdul Qayyum and CDA officials Ghulam Murtaza Malik, Khalil Ahmed and Ammar Idrees ruled that these accused 'failed to demonstrate any reasonable ground to expect for concession of bail together with placement of any material through which they can assert that they are not involved in this huge scam.
Philippine National Police chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa said the police had found no reasonable ground to hold the three persons with Maute surnames who were held at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport early this week.
See also Horace L Wilgus, "Arrest Without a Warrant" (1923-1924) 22 Mich L Rev 673 at 673, citing Halsbury's Laws of England, 1923 Supplement at para 1553 (notably, "if no felony has been committed by anyone, but D is suspected of having committed one, [a police officer] may arrest him on reasonable ground to believe him guilty; but [a private citizen] may not.
He needs reasonable ground and it's been heavy there lately.
An employee may make a protected disclosure if the information is about serious wrong doing, they believe on reasonable ground that the information is true and is likely to be true, the disclosure is being made to enable an investigation and the employee wishes the disclosure to be protected.
The Act on Non-Regular workers came into effect from July 1, which bans unfair discrimination against non-regular workers such as fixed-term, part-time and dispatched workers (temporary agency workers) in wages and other working conditions compared with regular workers engaging in the same kind of jobs, if there is no reasonable ground.
What lawyers should be doing is to take only cases that they believe in--at the very least, insisting that their client have a reasonable ground for the claim he is making or the defense he proposes.

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