Trial & Error: The Glasgow Ice Cream Wars TV -
If the judges think they’ve closed the files on the Ice Cream wars they’re wrong. For six years we’ve been uncovering the full extent of a conviction that disgraces Scottish justice. And now at last we can reveal it: it began one winter’s evening 14 years ago in the bleak outer suburbs of Glasgow. Trial & Error: The Glasgow Ice Cream Wars, Channel 4 2014
There was a war on: In Easter week 1984 he [Doyle] was murdered, so were five other members of the Doyle family … We believe that those responsible have never been brought to justice, and that two men innocent of it have already spent a decade behind bars. ibid.
The travelling vans provide a necessary service: there’s money in a van round. ibid.
The Glasgow Ice Cream Wars trial started at Glasgow Crown Court in the Autumn of 1984. The trial did not run smoothly … It was to find brothers [T C] Campbell and [Joe] Steele guilty. ibid.
A conviction which depended so heavily on the word of criminal informants … Campbell and Steele were convicted on evidence which by the law’s own logic simply could not be true. And the system which convicted Campbell and Steele had held in its own files for twelve long years the evidence which could have freed them. ibid.
There are five ways to prove William Love is a deliberate liar. ibid.