CCA to Present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Services Conference

May 24, 2010

NASHVILLE, TN, May 24, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --CCA (Corrections Corporation of America) (NYSE: CXW), America's leader in partnership corrections and the nation's largest provider of corrections management services to government agencies, announced today that Todd Mullenger, Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Services Conference at The Millennium Broadway Hotel, New York, New York.

CCA is scheduled to present on Tuesday, May 25, 2010, at 2:05 p.m. Eastern Time. The audio-webcast of the presentation will be accessible on the investor relations section of the Company's website at The written materials accompanying the presentation will also be available on the Company's website at the time of the presentation. The webcast will be archived at for 30 days after the event.

About the Company

CCA is America's leader in partnership corrections and is the nation's largest owner and operator of partnership correction and detention facilities and one of the largest prison operators in the United States, behind only the federal government and three states. We currently operate 65 facilities, including 44 company-owned facilities, with a total design capacity of approximately 87,000 beds in 19 states and the District of Columbia. We specialize in owning, operating and managing prisons and other correctional facilities and providing inmate residential and prisoner transportation services for governmental agencies. In addition to providing the fundamental residential services relating to inmates, our facilities offer a variety of rehabilitation and educational programs, including basic education, religious services, life skills and employment training and substance abuse treatment. These services are intended to reduce recidivism and to prepare inmates for their successful re-entry into society upon their release. We also provide health care (including medical, dental and psychiatric services), food services and work and recreational programs.

The Company takes no responsibility for updating the information contained in this press release following the date hereof to reflect events or circumstances occurring after the date hereof or the occurrence of unanticipated events or for any changes or modifications made to this press release or the information contained herein by any third-parties, including, but not limited to, any wire or internet services.

Karin Demler
Investor Relations

SOURCE: Corrections Corporation of America