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Barlow Attorneys File Motion for Shock Probation

Nov 6, 2012
Jonathunder, Wikimedia Commons

Former South Marshall Middle School principal Kent Barlow's Attorneys have filed a motion seeking shock probation in lieu of his 10-year prison sentence.

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A new study shows Tennessee prisoners serve some of the shortest terms in the nation.  A report by the Pew Center on the States found that on average a Tennessee prison sentence lasts just under 2 years. That's about a year shorter than the national average.