Depth Psychology: A dream about sentencing means that you are setding a score with yourself (if you are the defendant) or with the outside world (if you are the judge). Maybe you are revisiting an old argument. Or one pan of you is in conflict with and is sitting in judgment over another part of you? Sometimes people work through an actual legal argument in their dreams. Were you the defendant in the dream or the prosecutor? The rest of the dream symbols should provide additional insight.