Corrections Corporation of America Announces Date for Second Quarter 2008 Earnings Release and Conference Call

July 21, 2008

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — July 17, 2008 — Corrections Corporation of America (NYSE: CXW) (CCA) announced today that it will release its second quarter 2008 financial results on Thursday, August 7, 2008.

A live broadcast of Corrections Corporation of America's conference call will begin at 10:00 a.m. central time and is accessible through CCA's website at under the "Webcasts" section of the Investor page. An on-line replay of the call will be archived on our website promptly following the conference call. In addition, there will be a telephonic replay available beginning at 2:00 p.m. eastern time on August 7, 2008, through 11:59 p.m. eastern time on August 14, 2008. To access the telephonic replay, dial 888-203-1112 and enter confirmation number 4072919.

About CCA
CCA is the nation's largest owner and operator of privatized correctional and detention facilities and one of the largest prison operators in the United States, behind only the federal government and two states. CCA currently operates 65 facilities, including 41 company-owned facilities, with a total design capacity of more than 80,000 beds in 19 states and the District of Columbia. CCA specializes 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. CCA also provides health care (including medical, dental and psychiatric services), food services and work and recreational programs.

CCA 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