The due dates for the briefs on the merits in 16-1436 and 16-1540 are as provided for by Rule 25 of the Rules of this Court.Emphasis added. Citing to Rule 25 makes a lot more sense! But when the Court itself has trouble citing to the correct rule in a super-scrutinized case, perhaps that's a sign that it's time to revisit the rules?
And speaking of the Big Travel Ban Case, in which the President is the petitioner/appellant, remember how last summer a certain Justice became vocal about one of the candidates in the presidential election (e.g., here)? Well, Law360 has an interesting article titled Rep. Demands Ginsburg Recusal In Trump Travel Ban Case