RONALD SHLENSKY, M.D., J.D., FAPA

January 10, 1935 – July 28, 2006

6th of Shevat, 5695 – 3rd of Av, 5766

Ron Shlensky, z"l, passed away on July 28, 2006,
after being struck in a hit-and-run accident in which he was a pedestrian.
Ron is survived by his beloved wife of 44 years, Evely Laser Shlensky;
his son, Lincoln Shlensky; his daughters, Sheba Lux and Aviva Goldfarb;
his son-in-law, Andrew Goldfarb; his daughter-in-law, Caren Zilber-Shlensky;
his grandchildren, Jared Lux, Eli Lux, Solomon Goldfarb, Celia Goldfarb,
and Lev Zilber-Shlensky; and his sister, Gerry Freibrun and her family.

 

Eulogies and Reflections on Ron's life:

Aviva Goldfarb's eulogy for Ron

Lincoln Shlensky's eulogy for Ron

Rabbi Stephen Cohen's eulogy for Ron

Gerry Freibrun's obituary for Ron

Rich Appelbaum's memories of Ron

David Echt's memories of Ron

Connie Wiener's "The Patriarch's Farewell"

Eva Stoken Bernath's memories of Ron

Pam Orr's Message for Evely

Bev Abrams's memories of Ron

 

Victim Impact Statements:

Evely Laser Shlensky's Victim Impact Statement

Aviva Goldfarb's Victim Impact Statement

Sheba Laser Lux's Victim Impact Statement

Lincoln Shlensky's Victim Impact Statement

Richard Freibrun's Victim Impact Statement

David Echt's Victim Impact Statement

 

Memorial Dates:

Yahrzeit Dates for Ronald Shlensky

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A memorial yahrzeit candle
is traditionally lit on the eve
of the Hebrew calendar anniversary
of a loved one's death.

 

News Reports:

Daily Sound names Hulsey case as 13th on its list of top 15 stories of 2008 (12/31/08)

Independent letters: Pregnancy should not be a get out of jail free card (10/22/08)

Inside Edition: Hulsey's lenient sentence fuels controversy (10/7/08)

Fox 11 News: Victim's friend reacts to Hulsey's early release (9/28/08)

SJ Mercury News: Central Coast judge releases pregnant woman from prison (9/28/08)

SF Examiner: Central Coast judge releases pregnant woman from prison (9/27/08)

Los Angeles Times: Victim's family critical of decision to release woman (9/27/08)

SB Independent: Prison sentence rescinded for pregnant DUI and hit-and-run convict (9/18/08)

Craig Smith's Law Blog: Judge misses the call, News-Press misses the story (9/18/08)

KCOY-12/FOX-11/AOL News: Hulsey released from prison again (9/16/08)

SB Daily Sound: Get pregnant, get out of jail (9/16/08)

KSBY-6: Convicted woman will not serve out sentence (9/16/08)

KEYT-3: Judge Ochoa grants probation for convicted hit-and-run killer (9/15/08)

SB Independent: Rejection from prison pregnancy program means a new sentence (9/15/08)

SB Independent: As in Hulsey case, Web increasingly used in criminal investigations (9/14/08)

SB Daily Sound: Pregnant Hulsey denied access to inmate program for mothers (9/12/08)

SB Independent: No amended sentence for pregnant hit-and-run driver (7/3/08)

KEYT-3: Hulsey will serve out her six-year sentence (7/2/08)

SB News-Press: Judge Ochoa denies Hulsey plea for sentence reduction (7/2/08)

SB Daily Sound: Hulsey to enter prison program for mothers (7/1/08)

SB News-Press: Defense pushes for leniency for pregnant Hulsey (7/1/08)

SB Daily Sound: Judge hears pregnant Heather Hulsey's plea (6/30/08)

SB Daily Sound: Defense seeks reduced sentence for pregnant Hulsey (6/13/08)

Sheba Laser Lux's Daily Sound op-ed in praise of the DA's office (4/08/08)

SB Daily Sound: Heather Lea Hulsey gets six years in state prison (2/12/08)

SB News-Press: Judge: Leaving scene added five years to sentence (2/12/08)

SJ Mercury News brief: Santa Barbara woman gets 6 years for drunken hit-and-run (2/12/08)

KEYT-3: Hulsey sentenced for killing Dr. Ronald Shlensky (2/11/08)

KSBY-6: Hulsey sentenced in hit-and-run case (2/11/08)

SB Daily Sound: Hulsey pleads no contest; sentencing set for February 11th (12/11/07)

SJ Mercury News brief: Motorist pleads in hit-and-run death of psychiatrist (12/11/07)

SB News-Press: Hulsey could face nine years prison or probation (12/11/07)

KEYT-3: Woman accused of manslaughter rejects trial (12/10/07)

KSBY-6: In surprising turnabout, Hulsey pleads guilty (12/10/07)

SB News-Press: Hulsey trial postponed to Dec. 10 (11/27/07)

KCOY-12: Hulsey posts bail to enter rehab (7/25/07)

SB Daily Sound: Hulsey surrenders driving license; entering Casa Serena (7/24/07)

SB Independent: Judge reduces Hulsey's bail with conditions (7/19/07)

SB Daily Sound: Hulsey's bail reduced to enter alcohol rehab (7/17/07)

SB News-Press: Judge declines to reduce Hulsey's bail (7/3/07)

SB Daily Sound: Hulsey's manslaughter trial date set (7/3/07) (Reader format: p.7)

SB News-Press: Hulsey back in Court for pretrial hearing (6/12/07)

KSBY-6: Woman remains jailed after second arrest (6/11/07)

SB Daily Sound: Hulsey back in jail, bail increased (6/5/07)

SB News-Press: Hit-and-run suspect facing new charge (6/5/07)

KEYT-3: Bail raised, Hulsey jailed after public intoxication arrest (6/4/07)

KCOY-12: Out on bail, then back in jail (6/4/07)

KSBY-6: Hulsey arrested again for public intoxication (6/1/07)

SB Daily Sound: Hulsey arrested for drunkenness again (6/1/07)

SB Daily Sound: Judge postpones case (4/6/07)

SB News-Press: Judge says Frank Hulsey should be charged as accessory (3/9/07)

KEYT-3: Judge calls for charges against Hulsey's parents (3/9/07)

SB Daily Sound: Judge finds sufficient trial evidence (3/9/07)

KEYT-3 news video: Evely Laser Shlensky on the culture of excessive drinking (3/8/07)

SB Daily Sound: Alcohol is focus of testimony (3/8/07)

SB News-Press: Heather Hulsey's excessive drinking (3/8/07)

SB Daily Sound: Preliminary hearing gets underway (3/7/07)

SB News-Press: Witness says Heather Hulsey admitted to accident (3/7/07)

SB News-Press: Suspect seeks job driving children (1/31/07)

KEYT-3: Court arraignment for hit-and-run suspect (9/7/06)

SB Independent: Heather Lea Hulsey arrested and charged as suspect (8/10/06)

SB Independent: In memoriam (8/10/06)

SB News-Press: Arrest made in Ron's death (8/5/06)

KCOY-12 news video: Arrest aftermath - Windows / Mac or Win (8/4/06)

SB News-Press article on Ron's death (8/3/06)

KEYT-3 TV report on Ron's death (8/2/06)

 

Legal Matters:

Sheba Laser Lux's op-ed in praise of the DA's office

List of charges filed against Heather Lea Hulsey, and order of court proceedings

Victim Advocate information for friends and family

 

Personal Documents:

Images from Ron's life over the years

Audio: Ron's 2005 telephone message to Lincoln

Ron's 1962 newlywed letters to his and Evely's parents

Ron's 1961 letters to Evely (color; large file)

Ron's 1961 letters to Evely (same as above, b&w, easier to read)

 

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CURRICULUM VITAE

FELLOW AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION

FELLOW AMERICAN COLLEGE OF FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY

FOUNDER AMERICAN JOURNAL OF FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY

BOARD CERTIFIED PSYCHIATRY AND FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY

CONSULTANT MEDICAL BOARD OF CALIFORNIA

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