CARROLL DOCTRINE

CARROLL DOCTRINE

Carroll doctrine. The principle that a broadcast licensee has standing to contest any grant of a competitive license by the Federal Communications Commission because the grant could lead to a diminution in broadcast service by causing economic injury to an existing licensee. Carroll Broadcasting Co. v. FCC, 258 F.2d 440 (D.C. Cir. 1958). [Cases: Telecommunications 404.]
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