Geraldine Ferrett (played by Catherine O'Hara) is a predatory, shameless, and obnoxious ambulance chasing lawyer in Let the Punishment Fit the Crime, who reveals that during her career she has helped crooked people avoid prison and punishment. Her actions caused so many good business to go bankrupt and a lot people died because of it.
She disrespects her public defender (played by Peter MacNicol).
When her public defender (who was just like her) gets the electric chair. She has to take his place and is thus trapped until her sentence is either served or she finds a replacement.