Corrections Corporation of America to Present at Bank of America's 38th Annual Investment Conference

September 10, 2008

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – September 10, 2008 – Corrections Corporation of America (NYSE: CXW) the nation's largest provider of corrections management services to government agencies, announced today that John Ferguson, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, will present at Bank of America's 38th Annual Investment Conference at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in San Francisco, California.

CCA's presentation is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, September 16, 2008, at 4:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time (7:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time). The audio-webcast of the presentation and break-out session will be accessible on the investor relations section of our website at The written materials accompanying the presentation will also be available on our website at the time of the presentation. The webcast will be available on our website through Friday, October 3, 2008.

About the 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 three states. We currently operate 65 facilities, including 42 company-owned facilities, with a total design capacity of more than 81,000 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, CCA's 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