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The purpose of this study was to analyze the responses and views of law students against plagiarism behavior that is quite common among college students, and motivation that led to the behavior of plagiarism rife among students, as well as regulations on plagiarism. The experiment was conducted using reseacrh and development models and methods of the survey, with quantitative and qualitative approaches. Data retrieved through the instrument and interviews, as well as the source of data is the students of the Faculty of Law, University of North Sumatra Muhammadiyah, with the number of respondents 600 semester students 8. The results show that: the behavior of plagiarism among students have an average to agree 36%; motivation plagiarism among students, has an average for the category agree 27%; media socialization early prevention of plagiarism had average for the category agree 48%. Internally the occurrence of plagiarism because laziness, stress, fear of failure, pessimism, the view that the act of plagiarism is not a thing wrong, and feel such actions are not known to others. Externally plagiarism occurred because the institutions are not firm, and fear of negative image on the institutions.
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