Corrections Corporation of America to Present at Deutsche Bank Twelfth Annual Global High Yield Conference

October 5, 2004

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 5, 2004--Corrections Corporation of America (NYSE:CXW) today announced that Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Irving E. Lingo, Jr. will present at the Deutsche Bank Twelfth Annual Global High Yield Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona on October 5-7, 2004.

Mr. Lingo's presentation is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, October 6, 2004, at 10:35 a.m. Pacific Time. A live webcast, as well as a replay of the presentation, will be available on the Company's website at under the "Webcasts" section of the Investor page.

About the Company

Corrections Corporation of America 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 four states. The Company currently operates 63 facilities, including 38 company-owned facilities, with a total design capacity of approximately 67,000 beds in 19 states and the District of Columbia. The Company 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, the Company'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. The Company also provides 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 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.

    CONTACT: Corrections Corporation of America
             Karin Demler, 615-263-3005

    SOURCE: Corrections Corporation of America