The Court's role in Gotham's corruption could also tie into another influence of the film:.
Like the Batman, the Riddler was an orphan who grew up wanting to rid Gotham of crime and corruption through vigilante means, but their appearances, personalities, and methods are polar opposites of each other.
However, Batman and Robin appear and combat with Riddler and his goons, and are interrupted by the sudden appearance of Batwoman, aka Katrina Moldoff.
Originally, he thought Batman would join his crusade and may even be in the asylum with him.
Although the Riddler is able to quickly decipher an escape he unfortunately succumbs to a tranquilizer the Joker had previously given him to neutralize his ability as an escape artist.
Riddler and Ivy then faced off in a physical duel, which Ivy won easily.