More than 1,000 three strikers have been released since voters passed Prop. 36, softening the law.
Suit alleges that some of the college’s programs guaranteeing jobs lead to no jobs whatsoever.
Supporters need 504,760 signatures by February to make the November 2014 ballot.
Ruling grants a temporary win to Gov. Brown, who argued that early release jeopardizes public safety.
A three-judge federal appeals panel in San Francisco heard arguments Wednesday.
Distributing explicit photos or videos to humiliate exes could soon result in fines and jail time.
Top-secret government documents have been released to the SF-based Electronic Frontier Foundation.