Nearly half of Americans have had a family member jailed, imprisoned

A groundbreaking Cornell-led study included for the first time data for both prison and jail time to illuminate the extensive scope of mass incarceration in the US, nearly 1 in 2 Americans have had a brother or sister, parent, spouse or child spend time in jail or prison — a far higher figure than previously estimated.

Source: Nearly half of Americans have had a family member jailed, imprisoned